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Tucson chef Maria Mazon explains the 'modern Mexican' food trend

Food trends from around the world often find their way to the United State. And just as often, they become the hot new trend.

For example, in recent years we’ve seen the popularity of bubbly water Topo Chico spike, along with other elements of Mexican cuisine. Some restaurateurs have tried to capitalize on these trends, declaring their menus serve “modern Mexican” food. 

But what exactly does that mean?

To find out, The Show spoke with chef Maria Mazon, chef and owner of Boca Tacos in Tucson.

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Lauren Gilger, host of KJZZ's The Show, is an award-winning journalist whose work has impacted communities large and small, exposing injustices and giving a voice to the voiceless and marginalized.