Today’s show focuses on my five-day Mazatlán media trip organized by Ogilvy Public Relations. The official name of the trip was the Mazatlán Culinary Roots Press Trip. There were 8 of us on the trip and we were a mix of editors, journalists and bloggers.
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El Quelite, Mexico

Here is a break down of who was on the trip:

Jordan G. Teicher, a freelance journalist and critic based in Brooklyn who makes a full time living as a journalist and writes for Slate, Wired, The Washington Post, Gothamist, NPR, The Los Angeles Review of Books. He can be found on Twitter @teicherj

Maria Hunt, the former food critic for the San Diego Union Tribune and was on the trip as a writer for Forbes Travel. She is also the author of The Bubbly Bar; A champagne & sparkling wine cocktail cookbook. Maria can be found on twitter @thebubblygirl

Also on the trip was Deputy Editor of the, Ryan Grim. BTW, they are currently looking for a Food Editor at the Tasting Table Headquarters in Soho, Manhattan, New York

Rachel Krause, who happens to be Ryan’s Significant other and works for StyleCaster—which is a fashion and lifestyle website was also a member of our group.

The remainder of the group were bloggers – myself and Tracy Iseminger have our own blogs—my travel blog is 52 Perfect Days and Tracy’s is Daily Dish Magazine. Tracy also writes for and Tracy can be found on Twitter @foodfriendsfri

The final two making up the media trip were Scott Laird; who has a full time gig with Southwest Airlines and writes for Scott can be found on twitter @AbFabSkyLife

Last but not least, the lovely Tom Calicchio: from Johnny

People Mentioned on the Episode:
Diego Becerra of Presidio
Rodrigo Martinez of  277 Cocina Artesanal
Chad White of Comun Tacqeria in San Diego, Craft Pizza Co. in La Jolla and La Justina in Tijuana.\
Julio Birrueta
Marcos Osuna
Jose Gamez
Cintia Soto

Episode Resources

Pueblo Bonito Mazatlán Hotel
Raíces Culinarias Mazatlán 2015
Estrella Del Mar
El Cid
Los Ponchos Restaurant
La Vinata de Los Osuna
El Quelite
el Meson Laureanos
Casa 46
La Casa Country Restaurant
Travel Writers Academy

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