Founded by culinary graduate Art Rodriguez and marketing maven and home cook Stephen Chavez, LatinoFoodie has quickly become a source for home cooks and foodies to come to for the latest Latin recipes, festival and restaurant coverage, cultural trends, and upcoming tasting events.
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chef Q & A
Curious about the people behind the food or restaurants? In this section, we interview some of the most popular chefs in the LA restaurant scene.
- Although we have bookshelves bursting with cookbooks, I strongly believe that some of the best recipes come from the heart and family. Last week Art and I were visiting his tia Esperanza out in Compton. She has one of those classic Mexican homes with a manicured front lawn and a walkway lined with large bushes of chile peppers. You enter Continue Reading...Read More
- This is a sponsored post. All opinions are our own. Thank you for supporting the brands we love and who make LatinoFoodie possible. If you love Italian food like me, but don’t have the time to make a homemade sauce that can take hours, this is when I turn to a family favorite – Ragú® – for a little help Continue Reading...Read More
- This is a sponsored post by Cacique Inc. All opinions are my own. If you can close your eyes and imagine the sweet aroma of a steamed corn dumpling, you’ll have a pretty good idea about Corundas. Corundas come from the Mexican State of Michoacán, where the indigenous peoples, known as the Purépechas, have been making them for generations. A Continue Reading...Read More
- This is a sponsored post by Cacique Inc. All opinions are my own. There are few ingredients that call my name like cheese does. So partnering to work with Cacique, the number one brand of Mexican cheeses, is a dream come true. Making tlacoyos with Cacique Cotija was a no-brainer to me for a vegetarian meal, but I also wanted Continue Reading...Read More
- I was this close (pinching fingers together) to becoming a baker. But the 2 a.m. start times quickly swayed me into a culinary tract in school. Still, those two baking courses at Le Cordon Bleu aroused within me a yearning to bake. The soft, fluffy sifted flour. The rich creamed butter. The yeasty smell of warm, fresh bread. Loaves. Cakes. Continue Reading...Read More
East LA Meets Napa & Bordeaux 2015
The event takes place outdoors on a warm summer evening in a unique aesthetic venue, the Union Station & Metropolitan Water District courtyards, the perfect setting for the 1,500 guests who enjoy trekking their way past their favorite food and wine stations. Latino owners, chefs, and representatives from 30 restaurants and 30 wineries showcase their wonderful food and wines. This event includes a VIP pre-event reception, a brief program, live entertainment, dancing, all the food you can eat, all the wine you can drink, and a surprise or two! Top sponsors enjoy the comfort of their very own private VIP reception areas.
With 1,500 guests in attendance, East LA Meets Napa is AltaMed’s highest attended annual fundraising event. Invitees will include the AltaMed Senior Management Team, Host Committee co-chairs and committee members, elected officials, sponsors, and friends of AltaMed.