ORIGINALLY FROM BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA, DANIELA FRANCO IS FEATURES EDITOR FOR THE DESERT SUN, A USA TODAY AND GANNETT PUBLICATION, BASED OUT OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA.

SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY WRITTEN FOR NBC NEWSTHE NEW YORK TIMES STUDENT JOURNALISM INSTITUTE AND TAKEPART.COM.

SHE STUDIED JOURNALISM, SOCIOLOGY AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S GALLATIN SCHOOL OF INDIVIDUALIZED STUDY.

"Top Chef México" Looks To Wow Americans With Its Chefs

"Top Chef México" Looks To Wow Americans With Its Chefs

In the era of reality TV shows, the "Top Chef" brand has been successful mostly due to people's love for food and for the art in food. To see highly skilled men and women showcasing their talents in the kitchen can be transfixing to a certain extent. Who knew grandma's meatloaf could be transformed into a sensorial delight?

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