From Potatoes To Tacos: How Mexican Food Is Making Waves in Ireland. Episode 4

Episode Four: Scott Holder, the founder of Los Chicanos Taquería, tells us about how he brought L.A.-inspired street tacos to Dublin through his travels to the United States and Mexico and his inspiration from Chicano food culture. His adventure in truck transportation and the challenges of making tacos in the rain are all part of the journey.

Four Podcasts that takes us on a journey through the multicultural history of food in Ireland, with a special focus on the emerging Mexican food scene in Dublin and beyond. We journey from Dublin Castle in the 16th and 17th centuries, to Cal-Mex and Tex-Mex food in the United States, to the emergence of Mexican food in Dublin twenty years ago, to the current popularity of Mexican and Mexican-American street food. Your hosts Dr Catherine Leen, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies at Trinity College Dublin and Dr Melissa Hidalgo, Lecturer in Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at California State University, Long Beach, meet historians, food critics and food producers in this podcast generously funded by the Fulbright Commission in Ireland.

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