Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza Blends Mexican Food, Art, and Culture

PHOENIX — Pristine white plates frame the Mexican cuisine created by Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza, whose dishes infused with pops of color echo the artworks filling the walls inside her Barrio Café. Opened northeast of downtown Phoenix in 2002, it’s a hub for arts and activism, where Esparza counters colonizer narratives through cooking, culture, and … Read more