On the heels of the tenth annual Pig Island Festival, Jimmy sits down with chefs Danny Mena of La Lonchería and Cenobio Canalizo of Morgan’s Brooklyn Barbecue, and spirits importer Arik Torren of Fidencio Mezcal. They talk about what inspired their Pig Island dishes, Danny’s new book, Made in Mexico: The Cookbook, the challenges of importing authentic Mexican ingredients, the unique subtleties of Mexico City’s cuisine unique among Mexican food, and how different agave varietals and different regional origins create unique mezcal flavors.

Beer List: KCBC’s #PizzaGate2 Margherita’s Revenge, Rice Lager La Venenosa’s Raicilla Sierra del Tigre de Jalisco, a mezcal from Jalisco Sotol La Higuera Mezcal

Tags: KCBC, La Loncheria, Morgan’s Brooklyn Barbecue, Fidencio Spirits, Danny Mena, Cenobio Canalizo, Mezcal, Arik Torren, Roberta’s, PizzaGate2 Margherita’s Revenge, Rice Lager, Pig Island NYC, Mexico, Mexican Food, Jimmy Carbone, Beer Sessions Radio.

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