Table Talk: Cafe Claude
By Verky Arcos | 06/17/2009 - 17:30

Cafe Claude
Mongoose Junction
Rodney Bay, Gros Islet, St. Lucia

When I was in St. Lucia and found out that I would be having breakfast with the Minister of Tourism I figured we would head to some chi–chi spot, but to my surprise we ended up at a small open–air bistro in the popular Rodney Bay.

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Table Talk: Capricorn
By Verky Arcos | 06/12/2009 - 16:00

Capricorn Restaurant
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize

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Table Talk: Crema
By Verky Arcos | 06/09/2009 - 17:00

111 W 17th St
New York, NY 10011
(212) 691-4477

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Table Talk: National Gallery of Art Garden Café
By Verky Arcos | 06/05/2009 - 17:15

National Gallery of Art
Garden Café (España)
4th and Constitution Avenue
NW, Washington, DC 20565
202- 712-7451

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Table Talk: El Bohio
By Verky Arcos | 05/29/2009 - 16:00

El Bohio
14 Carr 3 Pozuelo
Guayama, PR 00784

If you ever find yourself in the small town of Guayama, PR (also known as El Pueblo de los Brujos), you must check out this little local jewel. This has been a go-to place for me and my family ever since I was a child. Every year we go back and each indulge in our very fave criolla dishes.

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Best. Cocktails. Ever.
By Latina Staff | 05/22/2009 - 12:46

It’s summertime, and last we checked, it was 5 o’clock somewhere. Here’s a pocket guide to America’s best  Latin coctelitos—from mojitos to margaritas. You’re welcome.

It may be a pizzeria, but Piola’s caipirinhas are a smash! This popular Miami joint now has locations worldwide, from the States to Brazil.
1625 Alton Road, Miami, Fl 33139
(305) 674-1660


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Table Talk: Seviche
By Verky Arcos | 05/15/2009 - 16:55

1538 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 473-8560

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Table Talk: WD-50 and the Secret Sherry Society
By Verky Arcos | 05/08/2009 - 15:03

50 Clinton Street
New York, NY 10002
Phone: 212.477.2900
Wednesday – Saturday, 6PM to 11PM
Sundays from 6PM to 10PM

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Table Talk: Talay
By Verky Arcos | 05/01/2009 - 11:00

701 West 135th Street
New York, NY 10031
Phone: (212) 491-8300
Dinner: Monday - Thursday 5PM to 12AM
Friday - Sunday 5PM to 1AM
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 11:30AM to 4:30PM
RSVP brunch: 212.491.9301 or

In the winter, when I’m shivering from the cold, I look forward to the time when I’m having brunch on a warm weather day. I love brunch, sometimes it'll even end up with me dancing on top of a banquette with a mimosa in hand. Ahhh, good times.

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Table Talk: Empanada Mama
By Verky Arcos | 04/28/2009 - 14:30

Empanada Mama
763 9th Ave # 1
New York, NY 10019
(212) 698-9008
Open Daily 11am-11:30pm

When I discovered this tiny hole in Hell’s kitchen I was super excited that I could get a bite of these little crescent shaped treats whenever I craved some Latin flavor. Although every country has their own twist on their local empanadas and at this bistro, they provide you with a variety diverse enough to give you a taste of every country!

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