Miami officials should leave La Placita Puerto Rico mural in place

The other day I saw a story by James-Beard Award-winner Carlos Frías at The Miami Herald about a new restaurant called La Placita which features a giant Puerto Rico mural. The restaurant painting is a tribute those who have made the move to Florida after Hurricane Maria and settled into Miami, according to the owners.Continue reading “Miami officials should leave La Placita Puerto Rico mural in place”

Chef Jose Andres opening Jaleo restaurant at Disney Springs this year (Orlando)

Chef Jose Andres will open a new Spanish restaurant called Jaleo in Orlando at Disney Springs later this year right next to House of Blues and Bongo’s. I couldn’t be more excited. Jaleo has operated 5 locations in Vegas, Washington D.C., and Mexico City. His restaurant group is called ThinkFoodGroup. The menu will have SpanishContinue reading “Chef Jose Andres opening Jaleo restaurant at Disney Springs this year (Orlando)”

Celebrate World Food Day October 13th – Help Fundraise for Puerto Rico

Celebrate World Food Day 2017 on Friday, October 13th. Fundraisers will be held worldwide for Puerto Rico relief with World Central Kitchen. World Central Kitchen is a “group of chefs creating smart solutions to hunger and poverty”. It is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Restaurants and Chefs are coming together for a cause with a numberContinue reading “Celebrate World Food Day October 13th – Help Fundraise for Puerto Rico”

Hurricane Maria: Tampa Bay Helps Puerto Rico Recover

Update 9/28:  ViVa Tampa Bay Hispanic Heritage Festival will take donations for Course of Action PR on Sunday, October 1st in Centennial Park. More details on this post. Hurricane Maria smashed through Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm yesterday and wrecked much of the island. It is the first Category 4 Hurricane to hit Puerto RicoContinue reading “Hurricane Maria: Tampa Bay Helps Puerto Rico Recover”