Latina Food, Latino Cuisine, Hispanic Cuisines, Latin-American Foods

Cocktail of the Week: Best Valentine’s and Anti Valentine's Day Drinks
By Stephanie Nolasco | 02/10/2010 - 13:20

Fall in love at first sip with these scandalous, yummy cocktails. Whether it’s chocolate that you crave or you’re just feeling a bit vengeful, here are the top Valentine’s Day cocktails for any occasion.


Top Valentine’s Day Cocktail: Agave Kiss

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Taste Testing: Tapas, A Taste of Spain in America
By Diana Delatorre | 02/05/2010 - 17:07

The Book

Early in his career, chef Jose Andres trained at the legendary El Bulli under none other than the famed Ferran Adria. Hearing the announcement that El Bulli will close for the next two years, I felt wistful for a taste of Spain and a bit depressed that I may never have the chance to eat at one of the world's best restaurants. Luckily, I found just the remedy with Andres's Tapas: A Taste of Spain in America.

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Cocktail of the Week: Michelada
By Stephanie Nolasco | 02/03/2010 - 15:12

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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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