Latin American

Love Latin American cuisine? Discuss where to find authentic bakeries and restaurants, plus share your favorite recipes and cooking tips.

7 Chimichurri Recipes to Make Everything You Eat More Exciting

Chimichurri is an incredibly versatile herb-based sauce that is fantastic on top of grilled meats or used as a marinade—and the sauce itself is vegan, so it's also great for jazzing up roasted or grilled...

Where can I find Maiz Trillado Blanco, aka coarsely ground dry hominy corn, in San Francisco or the Bay Area??

by Andrea_ 22 days ago

I'm looking to buy maiz trillado blanco (see image). So far I've looked for it at: - Mi Tierra (Mission near 16th St.) - Andronico's (Irving near 14th Ave.) - Whole Foods (Stanyan near Haight St...

Minis Latin Fusion opens softly in New Rochelle...

by gutreactions 10 months ago

Nicole Pirraglia-Piparo of City Island has opened Minis Latin Fusion at 237 Main Street, New Rochelle, in a charming refurbished space that had formally operated as Fratelli's. She is joined by tal...

Really Good Cuban Cookbook?

by ninrn 9 months ago

Hello, Can anyone recommend an excellent Cuban cookbook? I saw a couple at a bookstore that had gorgeous photos, but they seemed to focus mostly on cultural commentary and restaurantish recipes....

Tallow vs Lard

by borisabrams 10 months ago

Hey! So i saw Epic's Grass Fed Tallow in a store and was intrigued by it. Online it seems that neither tallow nor lard have any real taste and can be used interchangeable. Does the same rin...

Sur Latin Street Food | Kamas, Utah

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

A friend with a ski cabin in Utah visited us this month and raved about Sur Latin Street Food. While most customers related to it as "Mexican", he says that the best dishes are the ones from South ...

Sofrito suddenly closes in White Plains...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

I did not see their kiosk at the Wednesday White Plains Farmers Market, so I got curious and walked down to Main Street. Sure enough, the storefront housing Sofrito Restaurant has been covered up a...

Cesars Bistro, Long Beach, CA

by aweekendcook 1 year ago

I love sharing my food finds, I recently stumbled onto a tiny strip mall restaurant, Cesar's Bistro, and OMG!. When you walk into Cesar's it looks like a fast food place but don't be fooled by the ...

Mondongo v. Menudo ... what's the difference?

by ipse dixit 14 years ago

What's the difference between Mondongo and Menudo? I realize that one is Puerto Rican (mondongo) and the other is more properly Mexican (menudo), right? And also that mondongo is supposed to be...

Grenadilla in NYC?

by awills85 1 year ago

Hi all! I recently went to Peru and fell in love with Grenadilla (similar to passion fruit but sweeter). I'm determined to find a place to buy it in NYC but Google searches aren't helping. Has a...

Portland Mercado | Mount Scott-Arleta, SE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

From our shopping and paella snack from MF Tasty https://www.chowhound.com/post/mf-tasty-food-truck-boise-ne-portland-1076187 , we headed to Portland Mercado. Not much has been said about it here s...

Fun restaurants

by SJS902 2 years ago

Any good Latin American restaurant with live music in the bay area? My mom is coming to visit and I'd like to entertain her on a Saturday Aug 11 or 18 help!

Tesguino (not Tepache)

by jswurr 2 years ago

Does anybody know of a Chicago area restaurant (or store, etc.) that makes and sells tesguino? I tried Googling "tesguino Chicago" and in one of those 'so smart it's daft' artificial intelligence q...

Dia & Noche, Yonkers, serves a good happy hour...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

Over the past couple of months I have had a series of appointments in Yonkers and found myself settling my day at Dia & Noche Latin Cuisine on McLean Ave. in Yonkers, just off the Major Deegan. It ...

Adventurous Philly foodies going to Miami for 5 days: recs anywhere in the area please

by middleagedfoodie 2 years ago

We have a reservation at Kyo and we're considering Niu in downtown area. We'll have a car, so we're not limited. Our friend who lives on Adventure Island says we need to try Fiorito in Little Haiti...

Where to buy chicken feet besides Chinatown?

by thegforceny 2 years ago

Can't make it to Chinatown. I did see them at Fairway UWS for $3.89/lb. That's too expensive; I usually pay $1.69/lb. South of 96th Street, west side preferred. Frozen or fresh, doesn't matter. ...

Updated recs for Latin food in Chelsea?

by stephaniet 2 years ago

I recently got a car and am now very eager to explore food outside of my neighborhood. Checking out Latin American places in Chelsea has been on my list forever, but I've never been and the last po...

Escape Latino, Bronx expands to Westchester...

by gutreactions 3 years ago

The original Escape Latino is on Hobart Ave. in the Bronx and now the team behind it has opened a second space on Main Street, New Rochelle, just off Rt. 95. The menu is a tasty mix of Latin and Ca...

Central American cookbooks

by HabaneroLady 3 years ago

Later this year, I will be moving to Honduras. I think it would be nice to get some exposure to the food I am going to find there and also start having some recipes that I can make using the ingred...

Pilón Kitchen Venezuelan Food Truck | Windsor • Santa Rosa • Ukiah

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

A friend alerted me to a new Venezuelan food truck, Pilón Kitchen, at the Sunday morning farmers market in Windsor (Sonoma County). Last week I made a point to get over there to try it.

January 2014 Cookbook of the Month, GRAN COCINA LATINA: THE FOOD OF LATIN AMERICA: Drinks; Breads; Dulce Latino

by BigSal 6 years ago

Please use this thread to report on the following chapters from GRAN COCINA LATINA: THE FOOD OF LATIN AMERICA by Maricel E. Presilla. Drinks, pages 325-368 Breads, pages 565-600 Dulce Lati...