2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: Choose San Antonio

Food of the Americas: Dishes from Our Ancestors

Friday, March 11
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Old School Bar
401 E 6th St


Chef and restaurateur Diego Galicia wants us to imagine menus of the future in which chapulines (or grasshoppers) and other dishes from our ancestors are the star. In this presentation, Diego will take us back to cuisines of early Central and South America in which there were no major proteins, but staple foods known for rich and complex flavors, and show us how food startups and veteran chefs alike can move their plates forward by embracing flavors of the past.

Hashtags: #sxsw #chapulines


Diego Galicia at SXSW

Diego Galicia


Mixtli: Progressive Mexican Culinaria

Diego was born in Toluca, Mexico in 1984. He moved to San Antonio in 2002. He studied psychology at The University of Texas at San Antonio a few years before graduating from The Culinary Institute ...

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