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Weighing the Benefits of Café, Pound by Pound

June 28, 2013 - 5:46 pm in Healthy Tips
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For more than 100 million Americans, coffee is the eye-opener of the day. Consumed on a daily basis, this simple bean is the first-choice beverage for many cultures however, Latinos seem to favor coffee more than any other. More than just a cultural pastime,…

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Añejo Tequileria = Perfection

June 24, 2013 - 11:34 pm in Restaurants
Añejo Tequileria = Perfection
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It was one of those mid-week days during early February.  The kind of day when you can’t believe you still have two more days to go until the weekend…

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Cuban Media Noche Empanadas

June 20, 2013 - 12:34 am in Recipes
Cuban Media Noche Empanadas
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I've been making empanadas for years now, inspired by my Grandmother who diligently prepared these cocktail size turnovers and filled them with a traditional…

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Game Changer… Pampano by Richard Sandoval

June 17, 2013 - 7:31 pm in Restaurants
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About eight years ago I met a friend for dinner.  She was working in the Upper East Side at the time, so we decided on a restaurant close by her office, Pampano, based only on outside aesthetics and a quick skim of the menu.  What we sat down to…


3 Kid Friendly Alternatives to Soda

June 13, 2013 - 7:33 pm in Healthy Tips, Parenting
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Growing up, soda was the rare treat in my home.  I thought my parents were part of some terrible Cult of the Anti-Happy People. My and my sister’s protestations fell silently on my mother’s country-rooted, grow-your-own-food and don’t trust what you…