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Breathing fresh life to an old institution

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Sunday, August 9, 2015 A beautiful morning in New York’s East Harlem, also known as “El Barrio,” as I wait here at “La Marqueta” for a friend of mine, Derick Lopez, creator of The Freakin Rican Restaurant. I am transported back in time to when I was a 5-year-old child. My mother used to bring […]

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Loisaida Festival 2015

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**NEWS ALERT** Loisaida Festival 2015 : Detailed Schedule ANNOUNCED! One neighborhood…an entire community ————————————————————————————-   NEW YORK, NY – Continuing its commitment to showcase the Lower East Side’s independent and diverse spirit, Loisaida Inc. announced its lineup for the 2015 Loisaida Festival. The programming includes: Chicano Batman, Calma Carmona, Herencia de Plena, and Papote Jimenez y su Orquesta. Latin Soul, plena, salsa, psychedelic beats, from […]

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Coquito (Rum Eggnog)

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1 can of coco lopez (coconut syrup) 1 can condensed milk 6 egg yolks 1 can of evaporated milk 1 quart of heavy cream 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon cloves 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1 fifth of Palo Viejo rum or Llave rum (or light rum) Omit rum if you do not […]

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Our Fall Issue now available on Magzter

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Sofrito Magazine fall issue Featuring exclusive Interview with Master chef Julio Rodriguez (The caribbean chef), restaurant review Tio Luca, book review Cooking columbus, Pastry chef Evelyn Vargas, Chef Carlos La Cruz segment ¿Que es eso? Sofrito, and much much more….. Now available thru Magzter, Apple Newsstand , and Google Play https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/sofrito-magazine/id914962607?mt=8 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.magzter.sofritomagazine   http://www.magzter.com/US/Sofrito_Magazine/Sofrito_Magazine_/Cooking_magazine/