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Hugo's Gift Certificates

Gift Cards are the Perfect Gift!

Our gift cards can be emailed or sent in the mail and may be redeemed at any of our 4 restaurants.

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Cards are valid at:

Backstreet Cafe - American Cuisine

Hugo's - Regional Mexican Cuisine

Caracol - Mexican Coastal Kitchen

Xochi - The Flavors of Oaxaca

Prego - Neighborhood Italian Restaurant

Backstreet Kitchen

$34.95 plus tax and shipping

Backstreet Kitchen: Seasonal Recipes from Our Neighborhood Cafe features more than 120 recipes from the restaurant's kitchen and bar, translated for the home kitchen and presented with inspiring photographs and personal stories.


Street Food of Mexico

$34.95 + tax & shipping 

From the tacos and masa-based treats of the central highlands to the cocteles and ceviches of the coast, each region has its specialties, and each dish conveys both deeply satisfying taste and a delicious feeling of place. In his warm way, Hugo shares the stories behind the dishes and provides recipes and instructions to make them accessible to cooks everywhere.


Buy Both Books Together and Save!

Both books $65! $15 Priority Shipping + tax [US only]
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Hugo's Gift Set

$60 plus tax and priority shipping

Box set with a personalized copy of Hugo's cookbook "Hugo Ortega's Street Food of Mexico", a 9 oz Mexican Chocolate Tablet, a molinillo for frothing the perfect cup of Mexican hot chocolate, and two Hugo's mugs to serve them in!