Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 015 Noe Ramirez interviewed by Soledad PalaciosAthens Oral History Project, AOHP 015 Noe Ramirez interviewed by Soledad Palacios

Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 015 Noe Ramirez interviewed by Soledad Palacios

Descriptive Summary

Title: Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 015 Noe Ramirez interviewed by Soledad Palacios
Creator: Palacios, Soledad
Creator: Ramirez, Noe
Dates: 2016 April 21
Extent: 1.0 interview
Collection Number: RBRL/361/AOHP
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: Noe Ramirez was born in Morelia, Mexico and currently lives in Athens, Georgia where he works as chef and menu-developer at the restaurant Taqueria La Parrilla. He discusses his early cooking experience, experimenting with recipes, and his connection to the restaurant and its customers.
Abstract: Noe Ramirez se nació en Morelia, México y actualmente vive en Athens, Georgia donde trabaja como cocinero y desarrollador del menú para el restaurante Taqueria la Parrilla. Él habla sobre sus primeras experiencias cocinando, experimentando con recetas, y su conexión al restaurante y su clientela.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Noe Ramirez was born in Morelia, Mexico and moved to the U.S. at age sixteen, where he settled in Athens, Georgia. He works as a chef and menu-developer for the restaurants Taqueria La Parrilla.

Scope and Content

Noe Ramirez talks about his early aptitude for cooking, his first work experience in restaurants, and meeting Alonso and beginning to work with him. He comments on the good and bad parts of working in a kitchen, how Taqueria La Parrilla is like a second home, and his love of meeting customers. Ramirez describes creating dishes for the restaurant's menu, experimenting with mixing up traditional recipes, and appreciating less known dishes like chiles en nogada. He also talks about his hobby of fixing old cars and his gratitude toward the restaurant and the Haro family.


Administrative Information and Restrictions

Custodial History note

The Athens Oral History Project was initiated in 2014 to document modern Athens history, roughly from the mid-twentieth century to the present. Interviews cover topics such as neighborhoods and communities in Athens, civil rights demonstrations, African American history, as well as personal histories of narrators.

Preferred citation

Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 015, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

Copyright Information

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Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared by Russell staff, 2016.


Related Materials

Access Points

Audiovisual.
Hispanic Americans
Oral histories.

Related Collections in this Repository

Athens Oral History Project


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

AOHP 015 Noe Ramirez audio interview, 2016 April 21 (Extent: 58.0 minutes ) Access Online