SYLVIA CASARES is the “Sylvia” in Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen. A former food scientist, she opened her first restaurant in Houston twenty years ago. When Texas magazine anointed Casares “The Queen of Tex-Mex Cuisine,” she was positioned as the cuisine's official spokesperson. She was recently selected by USA Today as one of the “Top 10 Great Mexican Restaurants” in the USA, and was selected by Texas Monthly as one of the Top 50 Tex-Mex restaurants in Texas.
DOTTY GRIFFITH is a food journalist who has written more than eight cookbooks, including The Texas Holiday Cookbook, Wild About Chili, and The Contemporary Cowboy Cookbook. Though firmly rooted in Texas, Griffith considers herself an international citizen of the food world.
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