Border food and food on the border: meaning and practice in Mexican haute cuisine

@article{Walker2013BorderFA,
  title={Border food and food on the border: meaning and practice in Mexican haute cuisine},
  author={Margath A. Walker},
  journal={Social \& Cultural Geography},
  year={2013},
  volume={14},
  pages={649 - 667}
}
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