By Dan Koday | 11/17/2013 - 11:52
On Thursday night, I got an exclusive preview of the 100 Montaditos restaurant about to open its doors on Bleeker Street in NYC. So in case you're unaware, what exactly is a montadito?
By The Latin Kitchen | 08/29/2013 - 10:14
Though your kitchen may be oh-so-fresh and clean from floor to ceiling, there could be some hidden dangers lurking in your food.
That’s right, you may be bringing back more than just canvas bags full of produce, you may be stocking your fridge withgerms and bacteria just waiting to make you sick. But rest assured, with a little know-how and practice, you can rid your fridge of these pesky invaders.
By Latina Staff | 08/12/2013 - 17:10
Everyone knows that editors are a little spoiled - we get to try out the latest & greatest of everything, but what I just opened in the mail seriously sparked my interest.
Tucked inside was a Very Special Limited Edition bottle of Hennessy and a matching scarf by Brazil's awesome twin graffiti artists OS Gemeos. The bottle is gorgeous and the fact that it's one-of-a-kind (er, in a limited run of 256,000), it was not a bad way to end a Monday.
By The Latin Kitchen | 06/20/2013 - 16:30
Man, what a weekend! TLK spent the past weekend in the glorious Colorado Rockies, running around picturesque Aspen, eating and drinking our faces off at the Food & Wine Classic! Make no mistake; this is the creme de la creme of food festivals, and we loved every sweet, savory, and wine-drenched moment of it!
By Irina Gonzalez | 05/23/2013 - 17:38
We don’t think there’s anything wrong with a little fast food craving once in a while but, unfortunately, you can take it go overboard sometimes. It’s not your fault, though. Some restaurants just take things too far—like these 7 fast food picks that we’re classifying as the grossest foods you definitely don’t want to eat. Now, some of these have pretty big followings but, trust us, these weird, gross and otherwise unhealthy fast food menu options should definitely stay off your radar—and out of your stomach.
By Amaris Castillo | 03/22/2013 - 10:21
Word on the streets says that McDonald’s has a new menu item wrapped up – literally. According to Ad Age, the mega fast food chain is rolling out a product called the McWrap, which to us looks a lot like a burrito. The new snack is filled with chicken and cheese, wrapped tightly in a tortilla. Come on, Ronald McDonald… really?
By Latina Staff | 03/01/2013 - 13:16
A Red Hot Night: Presented by Target was the place to be on Saturday, February 23 in Miami. South Beach Wine & Food Festival's newest event celebrated all things Latin and its guest of honor was red hot Latina chef Ingrid Hoffmann.
By Valerie Tejeda | 10/08/2012 - 10:00
Ever wonder why you crave certain foods? Dr. Alan R. Hirsch, head of the Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation in Chicago studied the food cravings of almost 20,000 people for the last 25 years – and the results are causing some serious reactions. Nutritionist Marcus Avila shares with us how he interpreted the study and what your diet may say about your personality and what may be going on in your body.
By Valerie Tejeda | 09/29/2012 - 15:00
First it was juice, now it’s the rice! Recent reports revealing the amount of arsenic in our food is alarming to say the least. Consumer Reports and the US Food and Drug Administration both released reports last Wednesday revealing how much arsenic is present in rice as well as rice products. Both analyzed 200 samples from popular rice brand products for both brown and white rice. The results showed that many brands contained more arsenic than the Environmental Protection Agency allows in drinking water.