Another celebrity sighting occurred last week when the famous Mexican actor Joaquin Cosio visited El Paso.

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Joaquin Cosío began his career in the early 80s on stage in the theatre, crossing over to the big screen and making his film debut in the 2001 film The Blue Room.

Since then, the Mexican actor and poet has gone on to appear in dozens of tv shows and films, including the fan favorite (now canceled) Netflix series, Gentefied, produced by America Ferrera.

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Apart from his work in Mexican films, Joaquin Cosio is also known for his various roles such as Quantum of Solace (2008), Bless Me Ultima (2013), Cantiflas (2014), Hot Pursuit (2015), Rambo: Last Blood (2019), and The Suicide Squad (2021).

So why was the Mexican star in town last week on September 14? It turns out that the actor was invited to the Sun City to receive the prestigious La Rosa Del Desierto award, which commemorates extraordinary individuals in the border region.

Where was Joaquin Cosio spotted in El Paso?

For those who might assume that the actor hit up the ever-popular celebrity hot spot L&J Cafe, Cosio opted to visit two other hot spots also known for their yummy eats and lively atmosphere.

The Tap

Cosio opted to visit one of the city's oldest establishments, The Tap, which has been in business for over six decades and is still one of the best places to find great Mexican food.

Crave Kitchen & Bar

The Narcos: Mexico actor also stopped at Crave Kitchen & Bar on Cincinnati Ave., where he took a photo with one of the servers at the restaurant.

El Paso is always attracting the Hollywood elite, and now we can add Mexican actor Joaquin Cosio to the list and will keep a sharp eye on who else pops up in the Sun City.

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