Monthly Archives: January 2014

Insight: How to Attract more Hispanics to your Restaurant

I just love it when business writers and business journals on the business of writing meaningless business pieces give business owners advice on how to attract more Hispanic customers to their, ahem, businesses. Take the Orlando Business Journal, whose appropriately-named … Continue reading

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Latinos on Fox News Latino Declare 2014 ‘The Year of the Latino’ -For Some Reason

Sometimes I wish I had less time on my hands to actually go over all the Latino-related stuff that lands daily in my Inbox. But just in case you were wondering what’s new in the senseless fascinating world of Latino media … Continue reading

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Appropriately, my Book Is Featured on Cheesy ‘Latin’ Video

I don’t mean to brag, but you know? I wrote a book. Yes, a physical thing made of paper and ink, which was actually sold in and all, making it –at some point– to the New York Times list of The … Continue reading

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How do you Say ‘Sandwiches’ in Cuban Spanish? Pues Así

Photo: Lisa Paravano; blog correspondent in -where else?- Miami.

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Bimbo’s ‘Negrito’ Goes Rasta with ‘Negrito Raztachoc’

If you thought Bimbo’s decision to drop the name ‘Negrito’ from one of its decades-old brands was final, think again. A “correspondent” of this blog in Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo has spotted this treasure, now in vanilla flavor. (And no, it’s not … Continue reading

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See? Mexicans are not Hispanic; and this School Proves it

Photo: Laura Martínez, Valladolid, México. 2014©

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Food? Drugs? Free Wi-Fi?… Mexico Has you Covered

Foto: Laura Martínez, Mahahual, Mexico 2014

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