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Hola Mexico event highlights burgeoning Tijuana food scene




Chef Javier Plascencia attends Day 2 of Chefdance Cafe at 427 Main St. on January 21, 2012 in Park City, Utah.
Chef Javier Plascencia attends Day 2 of Chefdance Cafe at 427 Main St. on January 21, 2012 in Park City, Utah.
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An event called the Greatest Barbecue took place downtown yesterday. It brought together some of Mexico's foremost chefs to grill up a whole lotta meat. The event was part of the Hola Mexico Film Festival, which has expanded this year to include a music and — thankfully — a food program.

Our producer Meghan McCarty was there and she's here to tell us more.