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S6 E10: How I Got to Now

How I Got to Now

People are always asking Pati how she turned a passion for food into a career. Over the years, she has told the story in bits in pieces but she has never told the full story. Throughout this episode, she'll explain where her passion for food started, what decisions led her to where she is today, and some of the twists and turns she took to get here. In Oaxaca, she meets a woman who moved from a small town, without any money or resources, to pursue her own dreams of building a food empire in one of the best culinary destinations in Mexico. Sopes; Caramelized pasilla brisket; Tiger pound cake.

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Tijuana: Stories from the Border

Life on the border is a melting pot of cultures and cuisines that creates a unique culinary scene like no other, and Pati dives deep to get the real story of what life and food are like on the border.

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Ensenada's Epic Seafood

Pati eats her way through the port of Ensenada, a hub for seafood exportation where fresh fish is everywhere you look. She also visits the oldest bar in Baja, and originator of the margarita, Hussongs.

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Pati's Mexican Table

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Baja Breakfast

In Valle De Guadalupe, Pati visits one of the legendary cooks in the area, Dona Esthela, whose restaurant is known for serving up one of the tastiest breakfasts in the world.

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Mexican Wine Country

People are traveling from all over the world to discover the new and exciting wine region of Valle de Guadalupe, where Pati samples some of the local wine varietals and catches up with old friends at one of the Valle's oldest wineries.

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Loreto: Baja's Hidden Gem

One of Baja's best-kept secrets, Pati virtually steps back in time in Loreto, a small town on the Gulf of California with a rich history and one-of-a-kind dishes only found here.

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La Paz: The Heart of Baja Sur

In the crystal clear waters off Baja Sur's breathtaking capital, La Paz, Pati swims with whale sharks, then satiates the appetite she worked up with some must-eat local food.

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Road Trippin' with Javier Plascencia

One of the region's most celebrated chefs, Javier Plascencia, gives Pati a tour of the Baja he knows and loves before they make their way to his newest restaurant, Jazamango.

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The Godmother of Cabo Cuisine

Pati spends the day in Los Cabos with local legend Edith Jimenez, who worked her way up from waitress to living out her dream of owning the restaurant. Edith uses recipes from locals to preserve the area's culture and history, so she takes Pati to the small town of Miraflores to experience the traditional dishes for herself.

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