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Table Talk: La Zarza
By Verky Arcos | 03/13/2009 - 15:30

La Zarza Restaurant
166 1st Ave
New York, NY 10009
Phone: (212) 477-1111
Hours: Mon-Thu 6pm-1am, Fri 6pm-4am
Sat 12pm-4am, Sun 12pm-1am

Imagine this: a candle-lit environment with dim red lighting, dark curtains, live flamenco music— this alone is worth a visit—and a vibe that screams “Hot, Sexy, Latin, Fuego!”


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Music Impresario Ralph Mercado Passes Away
By Mariela Rosario | 03/11/2009 - 17:00

Ralph Mercado recently passed away after battling cancer for two years. He was 67 years old. Mercado is known as one of the pioneering promoters of Salsa music and has worked with such renowned acts as Marc Anthony, La India and Domingo Quiñones.


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Table Talk: Yerba Buena
By Verky Arcos | 03/06/2009 - 16:25

Yerba Buena
23 Avenue A
NY, NY 10009
212-529-2919

When my girl and I walked into this small eatery we were expecting your typical Latin fare with a twist—but typical it was not. The vibe was cozy but chic and the décor minimal with close attention to detail.


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Table Talk: La Fonda Del Sol
By Verky Arcos | 02/27/2009 - 13:45

La Fonda Del Sol
200 Park Avenue
NY, NY
(212) 867-6767
Tapas Lounge: Monday—Saturday, 11:30AM-11:00PM
Main Dining Room: Lunch 11:30AM-3:00PM
Dinner 5:00-10:30PM


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Lin-Manuel Miranda and His Broadway Musical 'In The Heights' Win Top Prize at Tony Awards
By Mariela Rosario | 06/16/2008 - 00:28

New York native Lin-Manuel Miranda had much to celebrate at the Tony Awards as he accepted the prizes for both Best Musical and most memorably, Best Score for his show In The Heights. Having written both the music and the lyrics of this play about the Latino neighborhood of Washington Heights where he was raised when he was just a sophomore at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, Lin-Manuel was living his dream just by attending the Tony Awards.


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Local Lowdown
By Mariela Rosario | 06/03/2008 - 15:06

Latina.com is going coast to coast to round up the best Latin themed hot spots in the country. From salsa dancing to salsa and chips, these places have what it takes to keep the night life caliente!

New York City:


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Mamajuana Cafe
By Mariela Rosario | 06/03/2008 - 13:52

Mamajuana Cafe

247 Dyckman St
New York, NY 10034
(212) 304-1217

Mon-Sat 5PM-11PM
Sun 11AM-3PM & 5PM-12AM

Named after a healing elixir, this Washington Heights Spanish tapas bar boasts a large wine selection, voted best wine list uptown by Citysearch.com. With elegant Moorish design, live music and delicious Sunday brunch, Mamjuana will definitely make your trip to northern Mahattan worthwhile. The Cafe also features Flamenco nights every Tuesday and and Bosa Nova every Thursday.


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Industria Argentina
By Mariela Rosario | 06/03/2008 - 13:40

Industria Argentina

329 Greenwich St
New York, NY 10013
(Between Duane St & Jay St)
(212) 965-8560

Mon-Wed 12PM-11PM
Thurs-Sat 12PM-12AM
Sun 12PM-5PM


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Flor de Sol
By Mariela Rosario | 06/03/2008 - 12:35

Flor de Sol

361 Greenwich St
New York, NY 10013
(Between Franklin and Harrison)
(212) 334-8087

Mon-Wed 11:45am-11:30PM
Thursday 11:45-12:30am
Fri-Sat 12PM-1AM

Flor de Sol is a Spanish-Mediterranean restaurant and Wine bar serving an extensive list of tapas as well as a full lunch and dinner menu. Flor de Sol features live music Tuesday through Saturday night as well as flamenco performances on Wednesday and Saturday evenings. Happy hour is from 4-7pm Monday – Friday.


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Calle Ocho
By Mariela Rosario | 06/03/2008 - 11:49


Calle Ocho

446 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10024
(Between 81st & 82nd St)
(212) 873-5025

Mon-Thurs 6PM-11PM
Fri 6PM-12AM
Sat 5PM-12AM
Sun Brunch 11:30AM-3PM, Dinner 5pm-10pm


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