Fiesta Time

Make a Mexican feast with Rick Bayless

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You can't go wrong with a luxe guacamole bar.

Especially if you invite Rick BaylessHe hosted Tasting Table at Frontera Grill in Chicago for an unforgettable Priceless® Cities dining experience, one of countless taking place all across the world. Gain exclusive access to the next one with MasterCard®.

The celebrated Chicago chef and Mexican cuisine guru brought his guac game (and Yucatán-style ceviche, steak tacos, margaritas and more) for a full-on fiesta to celebrate his newest cookbook, Frontera: Margaritas, Guacamoles, and Snacks.

You can re-create the menu at home with these recipes:

• Go big with Guajillo-Braised Beef Short Rib Tacos (get the recipe) rubbed with two types of chiles and roasted with Mexican beer until it's pull-apart tender.

• Pass plates of Conchas Borrachas, a.k.a. Drunken Scallops, (get the recipe) for an acidic, slightly boozy palate cleanser.

• Kick up the classic margarita with the addition of a spicy árbol chile tincture in the delicious La Doña cocktail (get the recipe).

That's how you get the fiesta started.