Mariachi band at Wedding
8 Unique Latin American Wedding Traditions
By Cristina Arreola | 07/07/2014 - 14:58

In the United States, we associate several traditions with weddings: the playing of the Wedding March (aka "Here Comes the Bride"), the clanging of church bells, an over-the-top layered cake, and the exchanging


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8 Mexican Slang Words You Should Know
By Cristina Arreola | 05/05/2014 - 16:30

It's Cinco De Mayo, and we're celebrating all things Mexicano.


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You're Welcome, America: 10 Things You Have Mexico To Be Thankful For
You're Welcome, America: 10 Things You Have Mexico To Be Thankful For
By Cristina Arreola | 05/04/2014 - 10:00

Happy Cinco De Mayo!

It's true: the holiday is not Mexican Independence Day. And yes, Americans love the holiday much more than most Mexicans do.


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15 Snack Foods Every Mexican Grew Up Eating
15 Snack Foods Every Mexican-American Grew Up Eating
By Cristina Arreola | 03/28/2014 - 15:32

Growing up Mexican-American has its advantages and disadvantages. One advantage: you get the best of both worlds when it comes to food. Enchiladas and Spaghetti. Takis and Cheetos. ¡Sponch! and Oreos. 


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12 Things You Didn’t Know About Christmas
By Cristina Arreola | 12/23/2013 - 13:36

Here in the United States, we have our own set of Christmas traditions: Santa Claus comes down the chimney, eats a cookie left out for him by eager children, and drops off loads of presents for the kids who have


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Tortillas
Hispanic Food On The Rise: Tortilla Sales Beat Out Hot Dog Buns
By Cristina Arreola | 10/21/2013 - 10:07

It appears that more and more American shoppers are turning towards Latin foods and ingredients for their everyday cooking needs. 

According to Fox News Latino, tortillas now outsell burger and hot dog buns, and tortilla chips sales are growing faster than that of potato chips.


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Memes: Colombia vs. Columbia
Memes: Colombia vs. Columbia
By Amaris Castillo | 07/20/2013 - 11:30

Today marks Colombia's Declaration of Independence, and we'd like to start by tipping our hats off to the colombianos and colombianas in our lives.


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6 Things You Should Definitely Know About Dominican Cakes
8 Things You Should Definitely Know About Dominican Cakes
By Amaris Castillo | 07/17/2013 - 13:07

Ever tasted a Dominican cake? If you are Dominican, then of course. If you have Dominican friends, then of course. But what are the key ingredients behind the delicious, massive confection? And what actually goes into the thickly layered icing the cakes are best known for?

We did a little digging to find out.

Below are the things you definitely should know about Dominican cakes - so you will never have to question it again.


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15 Ways You Know You're in a Relationship With a Latino
By Latina Staff | 07/14/2013 - 12:00

Ahhh, dating a Latino. It’s an experience like no other. Whether or not you're Latina or not, there are some things that come with the territory of dating a man of the Latin persuasion. For your entertainment, we've plucked a few golden ones.

So, here we go... you know you’re in a relationship with a Latino if:

1. You know you may never cook as good as his mother. But dammit, you can try your best.

2. Your suegra (mother-in-law) can be your best friend, or conveniently place herself smack-dab in the middle of your relationship with your man.


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The Worst #LatinoProblems
The 15 Worst #LatinoProblems
By Amaris Castillo | 07/07/2013 - 12:00

There are a lot of problems in this world – including #LatinoProblems. Those are actually our fave kind of problems because they’re not necessarily serious issues, but instead a social media outpouring of quite-funny frustrations associated with being Latino.

To finish your weekend off on a great note, we decided to ask around and combed through Twitter for the worst #LatinoProblems. Below are our favorites:


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