Globe Trekker "Food Hour: Mexico" on WXXI-TV

Globe Trekker "Food Hour: Mexico" on WXXI-TV

Mon, 10/04/2010 - 12:00am - 1:00am

Credit: Pilot Film & Television Productions

Globe Trekker samples the culinary delights of Mexico.

Tyler Florence kicks off his culinary adventure in Mexico City, where he explores the vibrant markets and discovers the potent chilies of the region.  He travels next to Oaxaca, the heartland of cactus and mescal, the sister drink of tequila.  Later Tyler samples chocolate in Puebla and whips up mole, the national dish.  He celebrates at a festival devoted to vanilla and ends his journey on the east coast, where Mexican and Caribbean flavors combine to influence the local cuisine.

Globe Trekker "Food Hour: Mexico" airs Monday, October 4 at 12 a.m. (midnight of Sunday, October 3) on WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable 11/cable 1011).

Each episode of Globe Trekker transports viewers to unforgettable destinations around the world, documenting the journeys of vibrant, young travel guides including the charismatic Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro and Megan McCormick as they venture off the beaten path to encounter the people who inhabit the land, soak up the local culture, sample the cuisine and revel in the breathtaking vistas.

WXXI celebrates Hispanic Heritage 2010 with a strong slate of new and encore programming that features Hispanic Americans who have enriched our nation. We invite you to join us by tuning in.