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No papers, no scholarship: Latino budding scientist becomes food truck chef

 06/20/2017 - 06:39
Dreamer Lorenzo Santillan in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. EFE/Beatriz Limon

After winning a prestigious robotics contest, Dreamer Lorenzo Santillan had the chance to become a scientist, but his immigration status kept him from getting a university scholarship and he had to find an alternative, which turned out to be a traveling food truck that he calls "Neither Here Nor There."

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Dreamer Lorenzo Santillan in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. EFE/Beatriz Limon

[OP-ED]: Trump’s persecutors are going off the rails

 06/16/2017 - 11:10
Not to get too technical, but the evidence shows that Trump’s persecutors -- in the media, Congress and the nation’s law schools -- have gone off the rails. They’re not thinking clearly. In some cases, they’re not thinking at all. EFE
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here are some basic truths that hold even during the Trump-inspired meltdown of the modern media.

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Not to get too technical, but the evidence shows that Trump’s persecutors -- in the media, Congress and the nation’s law schools -- have gone off the rails. They’re not thinking clearly. In some cases, they’re not thinking at all. EFE

[OP-ED]: Los perseguidores de Trump se descarrían

 06/16/2017 - 11:07
No quiero volverme técnico, pero las pruebas muestran que los perseguidores de Trump—en los medios, en el Congreso y en las escuelas de Derecho de la nación—se han descarriado. No piensan con claridad. En algunos casos, ni siquiera piensan. EFE
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Hay ciertas verdades básicas que siguen en pie, aun durante el colapso de los medios modernos inspirado por Trump.

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No quiero volverme técnico, pero las pruebas muestran que los perseguidores de Trump—en los medios, en el Congreso y en las escuelas de Derecho de la nación—se han descarriado. No piensan con claridad. En algunos casos, ni siquiera piensan. EFE

Pura Vida: A Pan-Latin paradise in Northern Liberties

 06/07/2017 - 19:39
Charles Álvarez, Pura Vida, Philadelphia Latino Food Revolution
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When it comes to food, Philadelphia has little to envy to cities like New York. The culinary scene here is a reflection of the demographic explosion in which Latino immigrants have played a revolutionary role. With this article, AL DÍA News presents the series "Latino Food Revolution", a recognition to a social, cultural and economic phenomenom that creates employment and wealth in the city of brotherly love. 

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Charles Álvarez, chef and owner of Pura Vida. Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News

Pura Vida: un paraíso latinoamericano en Northern Liberties

 06/07/2017 - 19:30
Charles Álvarez, Pura Vida, Philadelphia Latino Food Revolution
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Cuando se trata de comida, Filadelfia tiene muy poco que envidiarle a ciudades como Nueva York. La escena culinaria de la ciudad es un reflejo de la explosión demográfica en la que el inmigrante latino ha desempeñado un papel, más que protagónico, revolucionario. Con este artículo, AL DÍA News presenta la serie "Latino Food Revolution", un reconocimiento a un fenómeno social, cultural y económico que crea empleo y riqueza en la ciudad del amor fraternal.

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Charles Álvarez es un chef hecho en la cocina, no en elegantes academias de gastronomía. Cada uno de sus platos es un relato de su vida. Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News

"Latinos Living Healthy" Cooking Series with Chef Ted Torres

 06/07/2017 - 18:23

There are healthy alternatives to fried foods that take no time to make!

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Chef Ted Torres started the "Latinos Living Healthy" cooking series at Independence Live sponsored by Independence Blue Cross and AL DIA News.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

[OP-ED]: Our Education, Born from Swamps

 05/15/2017 - 15:27
In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 
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The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?  

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In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 

Cómo Instagram se ha convertido en el mejor aliado de los restaurantes

 04/20/2017 - 11:06
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Desde su creación, en 2010,  se han publicado en Instagram más de 208 millones de posts que contienen el hashtag “food”. Los restaurantes se ven obligados a conseguir que nada más entrar en el local, el comensal se sienta tentado a sacar el móvil y fotografiar lo que ve, y lo que come.

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Philly Latino Food Revolution

 04/06/2017 - 16:29
Merliz Gomez is the chef of the Venezuelan restaurant Tartarepería 18.64, located in Fishtown. Photos: Eli Siegel.
 
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Two new Venezuelan Restaurants, “Tartareperia 18.64,” and “Puyero Venezuelan Flavor”, mark the latest addition to the rich Latino cuisine of Philadelphia. They are part of a revolution in the city’s cuisine that traces its roots almost 30 years ago.

 

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Merliz Gomez is the chef of the Venezuelan restaurant Tartarepería 18.64, located in Fishtown. Photos: Eli Siegel.

 

La revolución de la cocina latina en Philly

 04/04/2017 - 16:04
Merliz Gomez es la chef del restaurante venezolano Tartarepería 18.64, ubicado en Fishtown. Fotos: Eli Siegel. 
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Los restaurantes venezolanos Tartarepería 18.64 y Puyero Venezuelan Flavor son las dos últimas incorporaciones a la rica oferta gastronómica latina de Filadelfia.

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Merliz Gomez es la chef del restaurante venezolano Tartarepería 18.64, ubicado en Fishtown. Fotos: Eli Siegel.