Food and music are two integral parts of Latino culture. Pair the two together and it’s absolute heaven. Think about digging into some “Arroz con Habichuelas” by El Gran Combo, “Patacón Pisao” by Johnny Ventura, washed down by some “Tequila” by The Champs and “Caramelo y Chocolate” by Iris Chacon for dessert. Yummy! Take a listen and get hungry!
“Caramelo y Chocolate” by Iris ChaconView all slides
“Arroz con Habichuelas” by El Gran ComboView all slides
“Arroz con Frijoles” by Grupo FantasmaView all slides
“Patacón Pisao” by Johnny VenturaView all slides
“Platano Maduro” by Nelson CorderoView all slides
“Tequila” by The ChampsView all slides
“Bendita Cerveza” by Banda Los RecoditosView all slides
“Caldo de Pollo” by Grupo MojadoView all slides
“La Arepa” by Aniceto MolinaView all slides
“La Tortilla” by Joe CubaView all slides
“Salchicha con Huevo” by Jimmy SabaterView all slides
“Tabaco y Ron” by Rodolfo y Su TipicaView all slides
“Arroz con Pollo” by MaxwellView all slides
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The original Latin bombshell sings/coos to her hombre.
The legendary Puerto Rican salsa band adds even more sabor to the Latin cuisine staple of rice and beans.
Whether you call it frijoles or habichuelas, beans are just yummy (and good for you too). Let the Grammy-winning Latin funk band, Grupo Fantasma, tell you more.
The Dominican singer lets it be known—he likes his plantains smashed. Don’t we all?
We’re sure there’s a double entendre here. Wait, maybe not. Nope, there it is.
This instrumental will forever be associated with the Mexican liquor, low riders and Pee Wee Herman.
Here’s a love song to beer. Soak it in and let the suds sooth you.
According to Grupo Mojado, chicken soup will make everything all better. Of course, it has to be cooked by your mami.
The Colombian cumbia master uses the staple of his people’s diet, the arepa, to describe, ahem, anatomy.
Tortilla > Pizza. Why even try? We’re pretty sure Cuba and his Sextet aren’t singing the wonders of the corn-based food.
We appreciate your honesty, Jimmy. No frills, no masking—just straight sexual connotations here.
Three ways to set off a Latin party: bring Bacardi rum, toke on some Cuban cigars and play this song.
This laidback instrumental is as mellow as the Puerto Rican and African American crooner himself.