Bill Esparza, author of the book, LA Mexicano, and James Beard Award winner in journalism for his coverage of the LA taco scene, is considered one of the country’s leading experts on Mexican food. In addition to the curating services Bill provides for Los Angeles restauranteurs and venues including The Fields in downtown LA, Bill is the behind the scenes curator as well as on-air contributor for numerous television projects including, Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown, Andrew Zimmern’s, Bizarre Foods, I’ll Have What Phil’s Having, Hwang’s World and Top Chef. Bill has appeared on CNN, and KCRW’s radio show Good Food. He is also a brand ambassador for the Princess Cruise line. Bill writes about Mexican food for Roads & Kingdoms, Eater, Los Angeles Magazine, Food & Wine Magazine and others. A noted saxophone player, Esparza has traveled and eaten extensively throughout Mexico, Latin America, and, of course, Southern California.