Having a category devoted to Mexican Food, we are constantly on the hunt for authentic Mexican / Mexican-American contributors.
While on said search, we stumbled upon Chicano Eats
, a stunning blog / Instagram devoted to founder Esteban Castillo
‘s favorite Mexican + Mexican fusion recipes — presented with #YEWworthy visuals.
VEGAN TACOS AL PASTOR / courtesy of ChicanoEats.com
With a minimalistic approach, Castillo prepares, stages, and shoots all the photos himself. In a recent KCET interview
, he said he wanted his insta
to reflect and celebrate his identity, which is part Mexican, part American and queer.
GUACAMOLE / photo courtesy of chicanoeats.com
In a recent NPR feature, Esteban said “Here in the U.S., Mexican food doesn’t really hold a lot of clout. A lot of people think it’s not something you would see at a five-star restaurant. They think it’s street food. It’s something we try to fight.”
STRAWBERRY HIBISCUS MARGARITA / photo courtesy of chicanoeats.com
That being said, I have NEVER seen an ear of corn presented so beautifully.
ELOTE PREPARADO / courtesy of ChicanoEats.com
FLAN DE LIMÓN (KEY LIME FLAN) / courtesy of chicanoeats.com
For more, be sure to visit ChicanoEats.com