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Watch Hugo Ortega Talk About His Road to Success While Riding in a Car

Well-regarded chef about his life while driving through his old Houston neighborhood.



In the latest episode of NewsFix's segment, "Commuter Convo, " radio and television personality Grego travels the streets of Houston's with one of the city's most beloved chefs. Hugo Ortega James Beard Award-nominated chef of Hugo's in Montrose and Caracol in the Galleria area takes Grego the neighborhood where he first lived after moving to Houston while discussing his upbringing, struggles and his thoughts on Tex-Mex foods. Spoiler alert: Ortega's views on Tex-Mex are considerably different than The Daily Meal's, so no mention of Chipotle.

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