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Owner of Famous LA Restaurant Shares Secrets with Joey
Most of the recipes at Casa Vega are from Christy's grandparents, who moved to the U.S. from Tijuana, Mexico. She enjoys sharing the family recipes with the community.
Christy shows Joey how to make an authentic Mexican soup and vegetable tamales. Her recipe for chicken enchiladas is truely a labor of love. She makes her own enchilada sauce from scratch and adds in all the flavorful and wonderful ingredients just like her grandparents.
Not only does Christy run the restaurant, but she frequently can be found in the kitchen where she works to continually evolve the recipes to also include healthy options to the famous dishes. Her father is really proud of his daughter for carrying on the tradition and family legacy.
- Segment 1
- Vegetable Tamales
- Christy Vega, owner of Casa Vega, takes pride in her restaurant's famous tamales. She shares the recipe.
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- Segment 3
- Chicken Enchiladas
- This recipe for chicken enchiladas is paired with a delicious homemade salsa roja.
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- Segment 4
- Mexican Food Taste Test
- Joey and Christy taste test all of the wonderful authentic Mexican dishes they have created from recipes handed down by Christy's grandparents.
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