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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

An American in Cuba: Taking in Havana's cultural and culinary offerings

 05/18/2017 - 11:02
La figura casi mítica de José Martí está presente en la idiosincracia del pueblo cubano. Aquí su estatua en el Parque Central de La Habana. Foto: Eli Siegel. 
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Navigating the cultural divide in a country once off limits for American visitors can be tricky, but with travel restrictions lowered thanks to President Obama's changes and a bit of preparation Americans can now enjoy the capital city's wide variety of cultural delights like a native. 

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The tour’s focus was Old Havana (La Habana Vieja), which was founded by the Spaniards in the early 1500s as the central stopping point between the Old and New Worlds. Eli Siegel. 

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.

 

Viaje a La Habana con el chef de Cuba Libre

 05/23/2016 - 10:37
Photos courtesy of Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

Por tercera vez, el chef Guillermo Pernot llevará a un grupo de 20 personas a explorar la cultura culinaria de La Habana y la historia de Cuba.

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Friday, May 20, 2016 - 2:47pm
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Take a trip to Havana with Cuba Libre's chef

 05/20/2016 - 14:54
Photos courtesy of Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

This will be the third time Chef Guillermo Pernot takes a group of 20 people to the island to explore the culinary culture and history of Cuba.

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Friday, May 20, 2016 - 2:47pm
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Hacking Rittenhouse: Nicole Marquis opens Bar Bombón

 09/18/2015 - 12:25
Nicole Marquis' latest culinary venture, Bar Bombón, sits at 18th & Moravian in the Rittenhouse neighborhood of Philadelphia.  

A sequel to the highly popular HipCityVeg, Bar Bombón presents a new venue for vegan-friendly eating in the Rittenhouse neighborhood of Center City, courtesy of Temple-made puertorriqueña and Philly native Nicole Marquis.

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Nicole Marquis' latest culinary venture, Bar Bombón, sits at 18th & Moravian in the Rittenhouse neighborhood of Philadelphia.