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Choreographer Francisco Graciano Shares His Breakfast Taco Recipe

Choreographer Francisco Graciano grew up in San Antonio before launching his lauded career with Paul Taylor Dance Company. So when he moved to Austin in 2020, he found himself wanting to reidentify with his Texas roots. One particularly tasty way to do that was by embracing his new city’s favorite dish: the breakfast taco. “This […]

Janelle Ginestra Shares Her Grandma's Recipe for Enchilada Pie

Growing up, commercial dancer and choreographer Janelle Ginestra loved watching her Grandma Betty cook. “She’s a 4′ 11″, adorable little Mexican woman, and would always cook us tortas and Mexican food,” Ginestra says. Her favorite of her grandma’s dishes is enchilada pie. “I’m half Italian and half Latin, so I always loved that it was […]

Try This Shortcake Recipe From a Broadway Dancer–Turned–Pastry Chef

When it came time to retire, he enrolled at the French Culinary Institute. “My first day, I was petrified. I felt like I was throwing away my dancer identity,” he admits. Instructor Toni Lynn Dickinson, who’d danced with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, set him straight. “She said, ‘As a dancer, you will excel in […]

What Dancers Eat: Make This Trisha Brown Dancer's Egg Strata Recipe

Growing up, Leah Ives always enjoyed preparing food—especially after-school snacks. So now, while she cooks to fuel her work with the Trisha Brown Dance Company, she always wants it to be “free-form in a casual, no-pressure way,” she says. That means she preps and eats whatever her body calls for. “I’ve gone through phases of […]