Entries by Jose

La Cocina de Doña Nena

Oklahoma City – Chilaquiles – It is not every day that we stumble into a unique and tasteful Mexican restaurant. For the longest time, the concept of Mexican Food in the United States has been diminished to bland-tasting enchiladas and watered-down cheese sauce. In Oklahoma City, many well-funded food ventures have tried to raise the […]

Netflix’s Orange is The New Black goes there. Immigration.

Since its inception, Netflix’s OITNB has been a lot more than just a successful show; it has been an unapologetic eye-opener. Their last and final season started, as usual, slow but steady, which allowed the audience to have those “Oh I remember now” moments. They quickly shifted into gear and went back to their beginnings, […]

El Migrante

We often wonder, what does it take for a person to leave everything behind? – It takes everything, the wholeness of their body, mind, and soul. We must commence this particular adventure with what we perceive the most important item in it is. La Casa del Migrante. We often link immigration to political debate stages […]

Hope

On the Monterrey – Saltillo highway, right after we passed the first set of mountains of the Sierra Madre Oriental, we began to notice a series of food joints right off of the highway, as you can see in one of the photos, it literary means right off of the highway. One these food joints […]

Monterrey

To talk about Monterrey is to talk about progress and culture. A very cheap Interjet direct fly from Houston prompted us there. Here’s a tip, often if you use a VPN service, you can try to book directly from the airline’s country of origin currency, in this case, Mexican pesos and not U.S. Dollars. For […]

The Forgotten Angel

If New York City is the city that never sleeps, Mexico City is the city does not even stop to catch its breath. For us, the home of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and David Alfaro Siqueiros; is a magical place that often elevates people beyond OZ, Narnia, and Neverland. We first would like to thank […]

Monclova

“We are originally from Durango. My dad moved here (Monclova) to work at Altos Hornos de Mexico. (AHMSA)” Alejandro Alcantar. Alejandro’s family story is essentially the same untold story of many of the families that populate the Monclova area. Monclova spawns from a darker history, known as the place were several heroes of the Mexican […]

From the ashes, it rose.

Her name was Catherine Johannet. She was strangled to death, and her body was found in Panama’s Bastimentos Island, located in the province of Bocas del Toro. People magazine and other major and legitimate news outlets, reported the news after it was confirmed by the FBI and local authorities who have been searching for her […]

The Red Dirt Road Ahead

Nothing can compare to the feeling of the morning breeze along the beach, the touch of the sand crawling up your feet, the sound of the gulls in the distance, and the romantic sunsets. It is precisely, this spiritual experience that makes the shores, some of the most attractive places to live, visit, and rest […]