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#NationalCoffeeDay: 5 Latin Coffee Brands That Will
#NationalCoffeeDay: 5 Latin Coffee Brands That Will Charge You Up

Often, these small farmers' beans are bought by big businesses like Starbucks and packaged and sold under their own names. But some artisanal, small batch producers sell their coffee to consumers under their own label, and others sell their coffee through smaller distributors based in the U.S. Here are five of TLK's favorite Latin American coffees you probably haven't heard about before. 


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7 Food Apps Every Hungry Traveler Needs
7 Food Apps Every Hungry Traveler Needs

The flights are booked, the bags are packed. It’s vacation time – and we’re going off the grid! When on the road, finding local eateries, reserving a table, or reading restaurant reviews is most crucial. After all – a vacation is only as good as the food you eat on it!

Ahead, see the best food apps to use when out and about.


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Tortilla Tour: A Look at Old Town San Diego's Freshest Mexican Joints
Tortilla Tour: A Look at Old Town San Diego's Freshest Mexican Joints

One known as "America's Finest City," Old Town San Diego is now a tourist hot spot and major culinary destination. Open air tortillerias and handmade tortillas prepared on site - a rarity in the U.S. - are unique to Old Town, where a walk down any one of its charming streets will delight your olfactory sense and have your tastebuds mewing for a chance to experience its flavors.

Click through to find the last and best handmade tortilla titans in Old Town San Diego. It's a short wolk between each place and definitely worth the journey. 


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9 Latin Dishes Made in a 1 Single Skillet
9 Latin Dishes You Can Make in One Single Skillet

Want to whip up an impressive meal quickly and efficiently? Let us introduce you to your new best friend, the skillet. This one-pan wonder is capable of cooking substantial dishes without the complication of multiple pots. And did we mention howeasy it is to use? Try out any one of these five dishes to experience its versatility for yourself!

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The Trendiest Pumpkin Spice Products to Indulge in This Fall
The Trendiest Pumpkin Spice Products to Indulge in This Fall

Changing leaves leads to changing tastebuds.

With fall's arrival, it's time to indulge in all things pumpkin — from drinks to snacks, entrées and more. Ahead, your go-to guide for 'pumpki-fying' your entire pantry.

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Go Bananas! An Easy Guide to All Things Plantains
Go Bananas! An Easy Guide to All Things Plantains

Let’s set the record straight: plantains aren’t like bananas and “fried plantains” tell us nothing. There’s a huge difference between maduros, platanos, and more. And we’re here to lay it all out for you, one delicious plantain at a time. Let’s begin.

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5 Cookbooks Every Nerdy Foodie Will Love
5 Cookbooks Every Nerdy Foodie Will Love

Friends, nerds, countrymen! Lend me your tastebuds. 

We food nerds know that food is a science. From the Maillard reaction that causes your grilled cheese to get all golden brown and delicious to our evolution-induced love of all things salty and sweet, you can't get away from it. But don't take our word for it! Check out these cookbooks by chefs and cooks who let their geek flags fly! 


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#MondayMotivation: How to Do a Healthy Detox
#MondayMotivation: How to Do a Healthy Detox

Detoxing can be a tricky and daunting undertaking, especially if you’ve never done it before. But there are a ton of health benefits to cutting back on not-so-good-for-you foods and giving your body a break so it can cleanse and reset. Detoxing isn't for everyone, but if you've thoughtfully committed to doing it, know that you're taking care of yourself. Ultimately, you will feel refreshed, radiant, and powerful.

Below are tips and information on how to detox: what to expect and how to set yourself up for success. 


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A Definitive Ranking of the Best Mofongo in NYC
A Definitive Ranking of the Best Mofongo in NYC

Caribbean restaurants in New York City are easy enough to come across but authentic Puerto Rican mofongo, with its subtly sweet fried plantains and crunchy pieces of pork, is an art form. So in the name of research, we've scoured the city for the best, most authentic, and most delicious mofongo in New York City.

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These Kitchen Tools & Appliances Are Worth the Splurge
These Kitchen Tools & Appliances Are Worth the Splurge

When you eventually start stocking a kitchen, it’s hard to know where to spend your money. Is it copper pots? Japanese ceramic knives? That very shiny, very expensive KitchenAid stand mixer? The answer is: yes. Here’s why.

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