By Mariela Rosario | 10/17/2008 - 14:41
Carmen Rocha, a well known employee El Cholo Mexican restaurant in LA has passed away. The waitress, who started working at the restaurant in 1959, gained notoriety for a dish she would make for her favorite customers. Following a recipe she had picked up back in her hometown of San Antonio, TX, Rocha would layer tortilla wedges, cheddar cheese and jalapeno slices and serve them up as a special treat for her favorite customers. Before long, the dish became so popular that the Salisbury family (owners of El Cholo) added it onto their menu. And voilà, nachos were born!
By Mariela Rosario | 09/08/2008 - 14:38
You've probably read about all of the harsh chemicals in everything from your favorite beauty products to the water bottle you use to work out. Sure, detoxifying your life might seem like an uphill battle, but with a little education, you'll see it's not nearly as heard as it seems! Here are three ways to make sure your family is living la vida verde.
Step 1: Detox your beauty and bath products.
By Mariela Rosario | 06/30/2008 - 16:38
It's July 4th and you want to try your hand at the grill, if you can somehow manage to push all the boys out of the way! There's just something about an open flame and big slabs of meat that gets the guys in the mood to cook (for once).
We figured it was high time us ladies got in on the fun. Even if this is your first time manning the flames, have no fear! We consulted Grill master extraordinaire and Godfather of Nuevo Latino cuisine, Norman Van Aken for the 411 on how to get fired up!