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Table Talk: Latitude Zero
By Verky Arcos | 01/29/2010 - 18:00

Latitude Zero
82 South 4th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 384-8282

Latitude Zero just celebrated its one year anniversary, so I thought it was perfect timing to check out this South American hot spot out. I brought my two gringa girlfriends in the hopes of sharing something new and exciting with them and to my surprise, I was introduced to a slew of new dishes as well by Chef/ Owner Eduard Polit (formerly from Frederick’s).

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Cocktail of the Week: Snap Frost Punch
By Stephanie Nolasco | 01/27/2010 - 15:15

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Table Talk: Fig Restaurant
By Verky Arcos | 01/22/2010 - 17:12

Fig Restaurant
The Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
101 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: 310.319.3111

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Cocktail of the Week: Top Low Calorie Drinks
By Stephanie Nolasco | 01/20/2010 - 13:30

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Cocktail of the Week: Honey Spiced Punch
By Stephanie Nolasco | 01/13/2010 - 12:54

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Daily Bite: Grilled Mahi Mahi with Mango Sauce
By Latina Staff | 01/11/2010 - 15:56


For the mango sauce:

2 Roma (plum) tomatoes

1/2 large ripe mango, peeled, cut from pit, and chopped

1/2 onion, diced

1/2 tsp. minced garlic

1/2 small jalapeño chile, seeded and diced

2 1/2 tbsp. cider vinegar

1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar

1 tbsp. Dijon mustard

1/2 tsp. ground cumin

1 tsp. dried thyme

1 tsp. dried oregano

2/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice

2 tsp. kosher salt

1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

For the mahi mahi:

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Cocktail of the Week: Beach Cup
By Stephanie Nolasco | 01/07/2010 - 16:00

The ball has dropped and 2010 is here—are the festivities really over? It’s a New Year, so rather than worry about resolutions, we’re going to elevate the occasion with light, fizzy champagne cocktails that are fruit-filled, velvety, and wonderfully tasty. Start the New Year on the right foot with a yummy champagne-infused cocktail, such as a Beach Cup, to spice up your night.

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Daily Bite: Traditional Fricasseed Chicken
By Latina Staff | 01/06/2010 - 15:22


1/4 lb chicken, cut into serving pieces

1 medium onion sliced

3 scallions with green tops, chopped

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1 inch piece fresh ginger, minced

1/2 cup lard for frying

3 medium tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped

2 medium onions, chopped

1 clove garlic, minced

1 scotch bonnet or other chile, pricked with fork

1/2 tsp. paprika

Hot water


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Spicy Cilantro Sauce
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 01/04/2010 - 15:09

This sauce’s great herbal flavor will brighten up just about anything. Try it drizzled on grilled meats or vegetables, scrambled eggs, roasted potatoes, or add a spoonful to soup just before serving. (Caitlin Moorman)

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Cocktail of the Week: Best Recession-Friendly Sparklers
By Stephanie Nolasco | 12/30/2009 - 13:00

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