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- Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Society Culinaria on behalf of Cacique. All opinions are our own. We thank you for supporting the brands that make LatinoFoodie possible! With iconic Dodger Dogs and cold brews in hand, we joined fellow food bloggers and the team from Cacique recently at Dodgers Stadium. It was our first live game of the season Continue Reading...Read More
- I’d like to take this moment to consider an ingredient so exotic to most and rare(ly purchased in this household), but so full of wonder and potential…I give you the plátano, or plantain. Unripe plantains are a starchy, less sweet version of bananas. The skin, thicker than a banana’s, comes in tropical green, but changes color as it ripens, to Continue Reading...Read More
- There are few things more refreshing than the clean, crisp bite of a summer salad. I’m talking about plain, fresh produce that is cut in bite sized pieces that you can eat with your hands in a park, at a ballgame or your own backyard…while taking turns running through a water sprinkler… in slow motion. Wait. We’re in a drought Continue Reading...Read More
- How do you celebrate the Day of the Battle of Puebla? Although not widely celebrated in Mexico, Cinco de Mayo has become a popular holiday in the United States thanks in part to beer and alcohol companies. What I do love about Cinco de Mayo is that people everywhere are enjoying delicious Mexican flavors. Much of the dishes served are Continue Reading...Read More
- Pots and pans are the lifelines for every cook. We depend on quality cookware to make our favorite dishes for family and friends. When we got to work with Princess House’s Mi Cocina Casserole + More, we instantly fell in love like we have with other cookware products from Princess House, a company that makes quality gourmet kitchen products and Continue Reading...Read More
Chichen Itza’s Habanero Eating Contest
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.