Second Helpings

Aarón Sánchez's Show Is the Taco the Town Tonight

Tune in to the Cooking Channel  at 8 p.m. MST tonight, when the second season of Taco Trip kicks off with chef Aarón Sánchez's visit to Denver. Sánchez is the chef-partner of Paloma in Stamford, Connecticut, and Johnny Sánchez in New Orleans and Baltimore, along with friend and partner John Besh. In addition to hosting Taco Trip, he's the co-star of the Food Network's Chopped. Here's the Cooking Channel's description of tonight's episode:
Celebrity Chef Aarón Sánchez soaks up the sun, innovations and traditions of the Mile High taco scene in Denver. With his Tio Mario and cousin Javier as guides, Aarón crushes beer-braised Stella's Pork Carnitas taco topped with a rich gouda mash at Comida, the legendary Chile Relleno inside-a-Burrito at El Taco De Mexico, and a Native American treat featuring braised bison on Fry Bread at Tocabe. And for dinner with his relatives, it's the flavors of Southern Mexico when Adelita's Cocina and Cantina chef Silvia Ayala infuses the flavors of her home town of Michoacan into her Carne Asada tacos.
For more on the show as well as two Sánchez taco recipes, click here. And for perhaps the tastiest place in town to watch the show, head to Adelitas, which is also hosting Taco Tuesday tonight.

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