About Roberto Santibañez

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Roberto Santibañez is is the chef and owner of Fonda Restaurants in New York City and a member of The Culinary Institute of America's Latin Cuisines Advisory Council. He's also the author of three cookbooks: Rosa's New Mexican Table, Truly Mexican, and most recently, Tacos, Tortas, and Tamales. He was born in Mexico City and is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu in Paris.

Carnitas Tacos Recipe

A little pile of tasty meat cushioned by a warm tortilla and electrified by a little salsa. Life is good.

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Carnitas Recipe

This Mexican carnitas recipe is authentic braised and fried pork that’s fall-apart-tender pork goodness ready for tacos.

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Tomatillo Salsa with Avocado | Salsa Verde Cruda con Aguacate

Just like the tart, creamy, slightly soupy condiment you find in Mexico City’s incredible taquerias. Pass the tacos, por favor.

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Molletes

We may not know how to pronounce this insanely satiating comfort food fix, though we’ve certainly mastered tucking into it.

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Pico de Gallo

A Mexican staple, this sauce of sorts is essentially fresh salsa that’s named, curiously, for a rooster’s beak.

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Chile-Spiked Chocolate Cakes

These chocolate cakes get their kick from chipotle peppers and are served with either a cinnamon custard or a tomatillo sauce.

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Chile Peanuts

Forget plain old peanuts. This titillating take on spiced nuts adds paprika and chili powder without subtracting anything from their beer friendly quotient.

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