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Jackie Bryant

Jackie Bryant

Jackie is a freelance writer based in San Diego, California. She focuses on food, beverage and travel and can often be found crossing the border into or out of Mexico. Originally from New York, she now spends her days writing by the beach.

Jackie Bryant
Masienda's heirloom corn tortillas | Molly DeCoudreaux
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The Migrant Kitchen

This Man is Helping Save Mexico's Heirloom Corn

Masienda, a broker and importer for small-scale Mexican farmers of landrace corn, provides quality corn that help elevate Alta California cuisine.
A Verlaine dish. Whole baby beetroot smoked and roasted, garlic puree, hibiscus powder and dried cheese | Courtesy of Diego Hernandez
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The Migrant Kitchen

Why Mexico-Based Chefs Find it Tough to Make it Big Across the Border

Mexican food has been getting a lot of attention in the United States, which has Mexican chefs trying their luck at opening restaurants across the border. But they soon find out it's not as easy to find success north of the border.
Di Stefano Cheese
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The Migrant Kitchen

Meet the Family Who Introduced a Special Italian Cheese to America

It’s hard to think of a time before burrata but, before Mimmo and Stefano Bruno immigrated to Los Angeles, "nobody knew what it was." 
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