How Mexican Food Conquered the World

Panelists talked about the history of foods such as tacos, tamales, and chili, and popularity of Mexican cuisine in the U.S., from its… read more

Panelists talked about the history of foods such as tacos, tamales, and chili, and popularity of Mexican cuisine in the U.S., from its indigenous origins in Mesoamerica to the present era of global commercialization. Panelists included Jeffrey Pilcher, historian and author of Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food, Gustavo Arellano, syndicated columnist and author of Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, and Smithsonian curator Rayna Green. close

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Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 9, 2013
Last Aired:
May 5, 2013

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  • Mar 09, 2013 | 10:16am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 10, 2013 | 5:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 11, 2013 | 6:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 28, 2013 | 9:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 04, 2013 | 4:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 05, 2013 | 3:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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