Is it Border Cuisine or Merely a Case of NAFTA Indigestion?

  title={Is it Border Cuisine or Merely a Case of NAFTA Indigestion?},
  author={Richard W. Ryan},
  journal={Journal for the Study of Food and Society},
  pages={21 - 30}
  • Richard W. Ryan
  • Published 2003
  • History
  • Journal for the Study of Food and Society
This paper will examine the emergence of border cuisine along the U.S.-Mexican international boundary in the vicinity of Calexico, California and Mexicali, Mexico. It is not an exaggeration to say that the border is an unknown region for most Americans. While borders certainly have their share of volatility, particularly with illegal immigration activities, the border crossing and region described in this paper are generally stable, rooted strongly in commercial and family foundations… Expand
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