On April 8th, 2018, 1-4 p.m., The Ninfa Laurenzo Scholarship Fund will hold its first fundraiser, TACOS OVER TEXAS, in collaboration with El Tiempo Cantina and the Original Ninfa’s on Navigation. The event will bring together over a dozen chefs from around the nation in a friendly competition honoring the legacy of Mama Ninfa Laurenzo and …

Viva Mexico Independence Day, September 16th and Pass the Chiles en Nogada!

Hugo’s Chiles en Nogada What are Chiles en Nogada and where can I get them in Houston? It’s that time of year and Mexicans in Mexico, as well as those in Houston, are celebrating Mexican Independence Day with Chiles en Nogada.  I know that many Mexican Restaurants in Houston serve them during pomegranate season, but this …

Hugo’s Regional Mexican Cuisine… the Test and Taste of Authenticity

In my opinion, Hugo’s has the most extensive all-around selection of authentic regional Mexican cuisine of any restaurant in Houston. I spend as much as half of my time in Mexico writing about the cultures and cuisines for my blog  Jack Tyler’s Mexico.  I’m not exaggerating when I say that I am asked almost every day to recommend the …

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