Mario Christerna's story is an important one that tells the tale of people who found their way out of the barrios and into food. He's a hell of a cook, too.
The secret is accepting, embracing, and respecting each other for who we are and what we eat.
According to an Algerian tradition, if a would-be groom can successfully eat an entire brik pastry without spilling a drop of the yolk inside, then he is officially ready to marry. I decided to try my luck.