For Chef Aaron Sanchez, Mexican food is love. And tacos? Well, they're his favorite. In this one hour special, Chef Aaron is hosting the biggest and the best taco party ever! From Miami to L.A. Aaron is cranking up the mariachi and visiting the hottest tacos joints the United States has to offer. Along the way Aaron will be on the lookout for inspiration for his own recipes, and he might end up doing some cooking himself. After all, to Aaron, spreading the love means making tacos, not just eating them.
Season 2, Episode 2

El Paso

Chef Aaron Sanchez returns to his hometown of El Paso, Texas, to check out what's new and delicious in the food scene, while also stopping off for some legendary local classics. Aaron pops in to Tacoholics, Lucy's Café and the legendary Chico's Tacos before heading back to his family home where Aaron cooks up a Chile Colorado for a family reunion.

Thursday
May 2
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 1

Denver

Celebrity Chef Aaron Sanchez soaks up the sun, innovations and traditions of the Mile High taco scene in Denver. With his Tio Mario and cousin Javier as guides, Aaron crushes beer-braised Stella's Pork Carnitas taco topped with a rich gouda mash at Comida, the legendary Chile Relleno inside-a-Burrito at El Taco De Mexico, and a Native American treat featuring braised bison on Fry Bread at Tacobe. And for dinner with his relatives, it's the flavors of Southern Mexico when Adelita's Cocina and Cantina chef Silvia Ayala infuses the flavors of her home town of Michoacán into her Carne Asada tacos.

Wednesday
Jun 19
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 2

El Paso

Chef Aaron Sanchez returns to his hometown of El Paso, Texas, to check out what's new and delicious in the food scene, while also stopping off for some legendary local classics. Aaron pops in to Tacoholics, Lucy's Café and the legendary Chico's Tacos before heading back to his family home where Aaron cooks up a Chile Colorado for a family reunion.

Wednesday
Jun 19
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

San Diego

San Diego is brimming with amazingly authentic Mexican food. From the layers of fish and shrimp ceviche on the Tostada Loca at Mariscos German Beyer, to traditional lamb head barbecue at Aqui Es Texcoco, Pork Carnitas Tacos at Carnitas Snack Shack, and Smoked Fish Tacos at Oscar's Mexican Seafood, Chef Aaron Sanchez has his work cut out for him as he eats his way through this world-class culinary destination.

Wednesday
Jun 19
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 4

Las Vegas

Chef Aaron Sanchez is in Las Vegas searching for the tastiest tacos Sin City has to offer. Las Vegas is a hub for exquisite crossover Mexican food and Aaron goes after some unique Korean and Hawaiian Mexican fusions from KoMex and Braddah's Island Style, before stopping off for some more traditional dishes from Los Antojos and El Dorado Cantina.

Wednesday
Jun 19
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Austin

Austin is known for its barbecue, and Chef Aaron Sanchez is finding out how they cram all those big Texas flavors into a taco. Aaron starts off at Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ food truck where he dives into some mesquite smoked brisket in a hand made tortilla. The party continues as Aaron visits Paco's Tacos for their breakfast taco before heading off to the Peached Tortilla for an Asian fusion favorite. Aaron rounds out his trip at La Condesa where he experiences the delicacy of sweetbreads.

Wednesday
Jun 19
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 6

Atlanta

Since 2000, the city of Atlanta has seen an explosion in their Hispanic population, resulting in some amazing things happening in the food scene. Chef Aaron Sanchez's first stop is at The Original El Taco where he gets down on a fusion of Mexican and Southern cooking. From there, Aaron gets some wild boar at Bar Taco and chorizo at Alma Cocina, before he rounds out his trip at Taqueria Del Sol where Aaron makes tamales from scratch with Chef/owner Eddie Hernandez.

Wednesday
Jun 19
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 9

Boston

Aaron Sanchez tours Boston's booming Mexican food scene, first stopping at El Pelon, where Chef Jim Hoben cooks up his famous spicy salsa paired with a burrito containing fried plantains. Then, Aaron heads to The Rattlesnake Bar and Grill where Chef Brian Poe cooks up spicy Cubano tacos before heading over to The Painted Burro for chorizo breakfast tacos. To round out this East Coast taco trip, Aarón checks out Tremont 647 for their famous tequila scallop tacos created by chef Ymaris Matias.

Monday
Jul 8
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 6

Atlanta

Since 2000, the city of Atlanta has seen an explosion in their Hispanic population, resulting in some amazing things happening in the food scene. Chef Aaron Sanchez's first stop is at The Original El Taco where he gets down on a fusion of Mexican and Southern cooking. From there, Aaron gets some wild boar at Bar Taco and chorizo at Alma Cocina, before he rounds out his trip at Taqueria Del Sol where Aaron makes tamales from scratch with Chef/owner Eddie Hernandez.

Monday
Jul 8
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

Santa Barbara

In California, two hours north of the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles, lies the picturesque beach town of Santa Barbara. Offering up more than just good views, Santa Barbara's thriving farmers' markets provide fresh food to some of the delicious restaurants around the city. Due to its close proximity to Mexico, there's a strong Latin influence in the food scene. Chef Aarón Sánchez surfs in to taste everything from age-old, authentic Mexican recipes to tacos with a twist.

Monday
Jul 8
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 8

Portland, Maine

Maine is America's biggest lobster producer, so Chef Aaron Sanchez is rewarded when he shows up hungry for fresh lobster tacos from Zapoteca. From there it's off to Taco Escobarr where Chef Meg Stanley shows off a taco with braised beef in a deep-fried flour tortilla. Aaron finishes off his trip with a stop into the traditional Taco Trio for their famous goat barbecue and a less traditional, but delicious, hot dog from the El Corazon food truck.

Monday
Jul 8
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 4

Las Vegas

Chef Aaron Sanchez is in Las Vegas searching for the tastiest tacos Sin City has to offer. Las Vegas is a hub for exquisite crossover Mexican food and Aaron goes after some unique Korean and Hawaiian Mexican fusions from KoMex and Braddah's Island Style, before stopping off for some more traditional dishes from Los Antojos and El Dorado Cantina.

Monday
Jul 8
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 5

Austin

Austin is known for its barbecue, and Chef Aaron Sanchez is finding out how they cram all those big Texas flavors into a taco. Aaron starts off at Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ food truck where he dives into some mesquite smoked brisket in a hand made tortilla. The party continues as Aaron visits Paco's Tacos for their breakfast taco before heading off to the Peached Tortilla for an Asian fusion favorite. Aaron rounds out his trip at La Condesa where he experiences the delicacy of sweetbreads.

Monday
Jul 8
9:30am | 8:30c

Take Your Own Taco Trip

About the Host

Aarón Sánchez

Find out more about the host of Cooking Channel's Taco Trip.