The corpse of Fidel Castro is enjoying a personal renaissance. He's discovered the haiku form. He admires yogis. He keeps going on about a miracle plant called moringa. He's ordering helicopter hijackings in California.
All photos by Emily CodikI've had my share of batidos. Growing up in the Dominican Republic, my mother would always whip up thick shakes with produce from her favorite street-side fruit carts. She'd add the fruit, milk and ice to a blender and serve a simple, yet delicious, batido. The chilled drink ... More >>
Food NetworkSandra Lee and the Kwanzaa Cake. Epic fail for all seasons.Sandra Lee: Satan's spawn or hapless purveyor of crap television? We're not sure. On the one hand, this drunken Barbie could very well be the beginning of the end of civilization as we know it, with her semi-homemade recipes, ... More >>
Weezy told TMZ all about his love affair with Purple DrankPost-Tha Carter II and right up until the year or so after Tha Carter III, you couldn't get Lil Wayne to shut the fuck up about slugging back big Styrofoam cups of Purple Drank, an unholy brew of soda, jolly ranchers, and cough syrup ... More >>
Camille LambBryan Avendano and Clariselle Ocasio sweeten their night with Azucar.If you woke up from a blackout in the middle of Azucar Ice Cream Company's store, you'd still have little confusion about what Miami street you were on. There's a huge portrait of Cuban-American salsa singer Celia Cr ... More >>
via FlickrDon't eat Subway -- eat fresh!As a connoisseur of truly fresh subs -- I love a Philly cheesesteak loaded with onions, mushrooms, and green peppers on a whole-wheat hoagie with lettuce, tomatoes, and hot peppers -- when I hear the words eat fresh in a Subway commercial or read them on an ... More >>
via Flickr Mark HeardWe don't like po-yo. We like chicken.In 1988, the first Pollo Tropical restaurant opened in Miami and the Latino population rejoiced. There was finally a Latin fast food restaurant in our city. A real one, unlike Taco Bell. Like a new relationship, it was awesome in the begin ... More >>