Mexico's Day of the Dead, New York-Style

Thursday, November 01, 2007

Nov. 1 and 2 mark the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration. Renowned Mexican chef Zarela Martinez explains the origins and meaning of the Day of the Dead, and shares some traditional holiday food like sugar skulls and pan de muerto.

Learn more about Zarela

Read about El Museo del Barrio’s citywide Dia de los Muertos celebration


Zarela Martinez

Comments [2]


I'm so sorry that you had Zerela on your show. Her's is one of my most favorite neighborhood restaurants and I don't want anyone else to know about it. It's already too crowded.

Nov. 01 2007 02:01 PM
ericka hamburg from brooklyn

thanks for giving this celebration attention. Halloween comes from Anglican/Celtic traditions, but what the two holidays share is the belief that the membrane between the worlds of the dead and living is thinnest at this time.

Nov. 01 2007 01:58 PM

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