Upcoming Trips

Food Trip to Mexico City

I have just been in Mexico City (and the butterfly areas of Michoacán) and we are close to launching our new culinary trips to the “Big Apple of Mexico”. The place is full of foodie delights, from the upscale restaurants of Polanco to the daily cafes of Coyacan to the street food of the central […]

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Food Book Offer from Lonely Planet

I just received a “3 for 2” offer for Lonely Planet guidebooks and I would highly recommend it. The books are not overpriced anyway and their quality to foodies is unsurpassed. Even their phrasebooks are packed with valuable food info. Here is an example from my travels last week in Mexico City. We are putting […]

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Food trip to Oaxaca

Hey foodies..you want to know about this one! This trip will feature farm to table moments like with these radishes (rabanaos) all around Oaxaca City. This year on Day of the Dead, we are doing a trip to Oaxaca and there will lots of food experiences included. Click here for info.  

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Breakfast on market day in Tlatlauquitepec

Sun rises. I am in search of coffee. Blood sausage is delicious as it sizzles. Breakfast smells rise in the steam from a host of vendors. Pulque bubbles in old Fanta bottles and is served with meats, eggs, vegetables and tortillas. Perfect. Tlatlauquitepec, Puebla, Mexico

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Our next culinary trips to Copper Canyon

The Blue Corn Express We call this premier culinary trip in Copper Canyon “The Blue Corn Express”. The idea was born 4 years ago on the Copper Canyon train as I was daydreaming about all the tremendous food experiences I had up and down the train line. It occurred to me that foodies travel the […]

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We go to Copper Canyon 2-3 times per month!

The Sierra Madre food is the focus of “The Blue Corn Express” and it is  local, unique and delicious. Wood stoves are common and local creations abound. Join us to explore this little known corner of the culinary world.

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Sotol…a visit to Don Cuco in Janos

The way we like to end our Copper Canyon tours is with a stop at the Don Cuco Sotol hacienda operated by Celso Jaques and family near Janos. Celso is a Chihuahua culture icon and this place and the heritage of their operation is a key part of the Chihuahua scene. I hope you enjoy […]

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The Next Culinary Trip to Copper Canyon

Its coming up April 30 – May 8 and this one should be really fun. We plan to include the little village of Temoris as well as the Casas Grandes area- the home of many delicious foods and the amazing Mata Ortiz pottery. Check the itinerary here.

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Noritari and Chef Sol

The recent culinary trip to Copper Canyon on the train was the first of its kind and a raging success. We experienced the rugged and hearty ranch food in the mountains, the tasty seacoast creations in El Fuerte, the unique cheesy creations of the Mennonites- AND the creative and warm hospitality of Chef Sol at […]

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The First Blue Corn Express- Oct 2-9, 2010!

The Blue Corn Express Culinary Trip   An Authentic Copper Canyon train trip with a huge taste of the delicious Norteño foods October 2-9, 2010    The incredible train experience in Copper Canyon plus much more– <<click here for itinerary…or call Dave today at 217.369.9897 for info. ·       Many food treats and experiences including an […]

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