I learned to love Mexican cuisine living with my grandmother in Oaxaca. Since I was a child, he taught me all the recipes of my ancestors, how to choose the best ingredients and all their culinary secrets.
Growing up I had to go far away from her and dedicate myself to studying. Despite the passing of the years, I never stopped longing for the flavors of my grandmother's kitchen. Little by little the idea of following his legacy began to appear.
I began to dream of opening a place that served the recipes that I had inherited and of bringing love and flavor to many people around me. La Chingada is that dream come true and a tribute to my grandmother and my Mexican heritage.
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"There’s something for everyone"
EATER HOUSTON, FEBRUARY 2022
"From the unassuming, no-frills storefront to the naughty name, La Chingada is bound to bring some raised eyebrows — though once inside, it’s easy to focus on the food. The restaurant prides itself on its made-to-order recipes. Passed down by generations from Oaxaca and Mexico City, there’s something for everyone — breakfast tortas; tacos of all kinds, including birria-style; and empanadas stuffed with your choice of cheese, chicken tinga, or picadillo..."