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Politics as Un-usual: My Dinner With Adolfo

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Randee Mia Berman

A bona fide politician actually put down his fork mid-air to listen to me. Not one minute was spent on fundraising or self-promotion. Nope. Instead, Adolfo Carrion, running on the Independent Party ticket, concentrated on us -- all young independent artists struggling to survive in New York City.

Sofrito with Kale? Why Not!

Claudia Castillo | Posted 11.07.2012 | Latino Voices
Claudia Castillo

Sofrito is quintessentially the most important ingredient in Latin cooking. We use it to season, to marinade, to give everything that Latin zing. Just like Italians have tomato sauce Latinos have their sofrito.

On Being Latino With a New York Accent

Virginia Sanchez-Korrol | Posted 10.17.2011 | New York
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol

The term, Latino, a word that describes the blending of Hispanic and American cultures, conjures up a myriad of vibrant images. In my mind, the word even has color.

Chef Marco Canora on Cooking Under a Master's Wing and How to Avoid an Ulcer

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louise McCready Hart

Chef and restaurateur Marco Canora can now add a Michelin star to his dazzling resume. Here, he talks about his earning a business degree, soffritto, and giving thanks for Obama.