Personally, we hate New Year Resolutions. Let’s face it. Do we ever really keep them? Sure, they all sound fine and dandy when making them. The majority are about weight loss and being more focused on work and family. Blah. Blah. Blah.
Before your guests arrive and before the big countdown, mix up a batch of our special New Year’s Coquito. We got this recipe from an old colleague who says she got it from her Puerto Rican grandmother. We thought, "Hot damn, it...Read more
The intimate connection between holidays and food has existed and endured throughout time in all cultures. These culinary rhythms accentuating the holidays are especially true for Spanish-speaking cultures: tamales and Christmas, the Rosca de Reyes (ring cake) and the Day of the...Read more
As part of reviving the holiday traditions that have defined our families and communities for years, LatinoFoodie set out to make tamales this season with a sweet twist. Earlier...Read more
The Owner/Chef of Juan's Restaurante is offering LatinoFoodie readers 20 percent off the entire bill if you mention our blog during the holidays. Offer ends January 1, 2012. Great place to visit during your holiday vacation with family and friends. ...Read more
Seven years ago, Juan Mondragón, owner of Juan’s Restaurante in Baldwin Park, said his sister Sandy Mondragón was diagnosed with stage four stomach cancer. Her family insisted on a diet of nopales (cactus paddles). Convinced of the health...Read more
The Cellar opened in 1970, in the basement of Fullerton’s historic Villa del Sol. The design is unique as it is the only structure outside of Disneyland that...Read more