A Mexican chef turns an obtuse cookbook author into a salsa-making machine

“In Mexico, salsas aren’t typically intended for chips, though as Roberto reminded me, they can be applied to virtually anything that would benefit from their electricity”

Martha Stewart

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Genius Guacamole, Already Life-Changing, Shows Off a New Trick

“The problem with chef Roberto Santibañez’s category-defining classic guacamole recipe is that once you try it, you stop acknowledging that others exist” -food52

It’s Torta Time: Tortas, cemitas and pambazos bring ethnic flair to a menu favorite

“Santibañez, for one, is wary of fusion efforts. “When you break that perfect universe it’s hard to be satisfied. For example, people start adding siracha but it tastes weird—the sweet and the garlic don’t belong on a Mexican sandwich.”

Mi Vida gets the fiesta started

“Mi Vida’s culinary visionary is Roberto Santibañez, the New York-based cookbook author and restaurateur behind Fonda in Manhattan and Brooklyn” -Washington Post

Try Mango Margaritas and Seafood Towers at the Wharf’s Massive New Mexican Restaurant

“Mi Vida’s culinary visionary is Roberto Santibañez, the New York-based cookbook author and restaurateur behind Fonda in Manhattan and Brooklyn” -Washington Post

LGBT Chef Roberto Santibañez Talks NYC Dining

“His innovative style led him to create many successful contemporary Mexican restaurants, including one of our favorites, Park Slope’s Fonda” –NYCGO

Mexico City for Tamales, Tortas and Tacos

ROBERTO SANTIBAÑEZ drove with me to a bakery in Mexico City called La Espiga expecting to be disappointed. Before leaving the city many years ago, he loved the tamales that a man sold on the sidewalk…