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Claudia Alarcón

Mexico City native Claudia Alarcón has made Austin home since 1984. She worked her way through college in the local restaurant industry, graduating from the University of Texas in 1999. She has been a Chronicle contributor for 15 years and presents lectures and workshops on topics related to the foodways of Mexico, both locally and internationally.

7 articles in 2002

An Ancestral Flavor

Día de los Muertos: The dead can only consume the 'vapors' emitted by our festive foods, so the rest is for us.

Food Feature, Nov. 1, 2002

Pure Luck in Armenia

Sarah Bolton lost her luggage on a cheesemaking trip to Armenia, but she gained some priceless knowledge and relationships.

Food Feature, Oct. 18, 2002

The Secret Ingredients

Meet the best chefs you've never heard of.

Food Feature, Oct. 4, 2002

Thank You Very Much, Mr. Robata

Claudia Alarcon tells you about dining with all of the senses at a unique Austin Japanese restaurant.

Food Feature, Sep. 20, 2002

Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant

Lakeside dining 2002: by boat or by car, bring your appetite

Food Feature, Aug. 2, 2002

Helen's at Yacht Harbor

Food Feature, Aug. 2, 2002

Foods of the Maya

Claudia Alarcon writes why Foods of the Maya brings it all back home.

Food Review, Jul. 19, 2002

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