Today Aarón and Zarela are thrilled to welcome Víctor Macías-González to talk about the culinary exchange on the border between Juarez and El Paso. Victor is a professor who focuses on Mexican and Latinx histories, as well as the history of gender and sexuality.  All 3 share memories of their early lives in the region; including Aaron's Saturday shopping and barbershop trips in Juarez and Zarela's memories of the dance culture.

And, of course, they discuss the food! They list local favorites, discuss the popularity of El Paso meats, explain why the Juarez sweet breads were superior to the El Paso version, and much more.

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