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Chef Ricardo Zarate Title Chef of ¡Latin Food Fest! 2016

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¡Latin Food Fest!, the fourth annual Latin food, wine and spirits fete hits in 2016, Los Angeles March 18 to 21, San Diego August 12 to 15 and New York November 11 to 14. Last year’s festival drew over 20,000 attendees and the signature event, Grande Tasting, features an impressive lineup of culinary talent, restaurants, wineries, distillers, along with tastings, cooking demos, live music, and exclusive chef-collaboration […]

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Saturday, October 24, 2015 New Jersey Paella Fest and the International Valencian Paella Contest of Sueca (USA Semi-Finals)

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New Jersey Paella Fest and the International Valencian Paella Contest of Sueca (USA Semi-Finals) TRIPTICO BASES CONCURSO 2015_AF %282%29 Saturday, 24th October 2015 280 Grove Street Jersey City NJ 07302 10:00AM – 7:00PM   10:30 a.m:  Official Inauguration of New Jersey Paella Festival and the International  Valencian Paella Contest of Sueca(semi-finals USA). 11: am: Presentation […]

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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 […]