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Saturday, May 4, 2013
Catch me This Cinco de Mayo on Andrew Zimmern's New Show, The Border Check, Which Takes a Look at Crossborder Culture
Having a California Burrito with the homie
The pilot for Andrew Zimmern's new show, The Border Check, will air tomorrow night at 5P.M. on the Travel Channel. I wrangled a few locations for the show, namely Tacos Kokopelli (Tijuana), Cocina de Do, and Don Tommy's in San Diego. a Esthela (Valle de Guadalupe)
Border Check, produced by Zero Point Zero Productions, will examine border cultures all over the world and their unique social-political, commercial, and cultural relationship. Besides our friends in Baja, O.C. Weekly editor and chingon-in-residence, Gustavo Arellano, will also be featured in this San Diego to Baja episode, which covers from San Diego to the Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico's wine country.
This is my third appearance on the Travel Channel with Andrew Zimmern (Bizarre Foods Baja, Bizarre Foods San Diego, Border Check)
I will join Andrew at Don Tommy's to weigh in on the California Burrito--what a better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Tune in.
Cocina de Dona Esthela, the best breakfast in the Valle de Guadalupe
The Border Check airs tomorrow, May 5, 2013 at 5pm on the Travel Channel