Kojo and chef Pati Jinich look at how history -- and famous names like El Chico, Azteca and even Fritos -- shaped modern Mexican-American cooking in the Washington region and beyond.
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- Chip Walter science journalist; author Thumbs, Toes, and Tears: And Other Traits That Make Us Human (Walker & Company)
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