Hugo Ortega

The Apprentice

Mar 22, 2017 By Patricia Sharpe

How a few formative years out in the middle of nowhere led Hugo Ortega to places he never imagined.

Sea Change

Feb 11, 2014 By Patricia Sharpe

Hugo Ortega’s new restaurant puts a sophisticated spin on interior-Mexican seafood.

Hugo Ortega on Being a James Beard Semifinalist

Feb 26, 2013 By Texas Monthly and Layne Lynch

Last Tuesday, the James Beard Foundation announced its list of semifinalists for the 2013 James Beard Awards, a yearly awards ceremony that honors outstanding restaurants, bars, restaurateurs, chefs, pastry chefs, mixologists, sommeliers, and food journalists across the nation. Texas sealed an impressive 25 nominations on the preliminary list, featuring…


Jul 31, 2012 By Texas Monthly

Cool off with this recipe from Hugo Ortega’s Street Food of Mexico cookbook.