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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Latino Couple in the park
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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10 Signs You Need to Move Out of Your Parents House
10 Signs You Need to Move Out of Your Parents' House
By Amaris Castillo | 07/06/2013 - 12:00

You know when it’s time… time to move out of your parents’ house. Maybe you've been saving up dough before making the big jump – or you're knee-deep in student loan debt and are keeping it safe living rent-free with your parental units. 

That doesn't mean you're not paying the price for that.


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Latino Hood STORY
45 Signs You Live in a Latino Neighborhood
By Amaris Castillo | 06/30/2013 - 10:00

Have you ever lived in a Latino neighborhood? Then, you know it’s filled with plenty of noise, movement and colorful characters. There are some unique telltale signs of having settled in a hood dominated by our Hispanic brethren.

Whether you live in New York City, Miami, Los Angeles, or elsewhere, we’re sure you’ll get a kick out of this mega-list. You know you live in a Latino neighborhood if:

1. Latin music blasts on Saturday mornings.

2. You see cars parked on front lawns – multiple cars.


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10 Spanglish Words You May or May Not Be Pronouncing Wrong
10 Spanglish Words You May or May Not Be Pronouncing Wrong
By Amaris Castillo | 06/28/2013 - 10:14

You gotta love Spanglish. If you’re Latino/a but were born here in the U.S., you’re guilty of it. What’s funny is that most of us learn it from our parents; Spanish is in their blood, yet they want to get their message across so you will surely understand.

Those well-versed in Spanglish have the language down pat. Below are some fun words that don’t… sound quite right. But they're great anyway:

Party

Not party, it’s pronounced “parreeeeee!”

Vicks Vapor Rub


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