Archive | March, 2011

Arroz con Habichuelas

By Efrain Nieves Nuestro sabor Latino, the food and taste that drives us crazy come dinner time. I remember my mother calling out my name “Junito, ven a comer.” I ran to those words with thoughts of arroz con habichuelas, pollo frito or chuletas. The side dish often included either maduros or tostones that watered my […]

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La Plaza

by Alexandra Román Maybe I have been accustomed to polish floors, glamorized windows displays, fluorescent lights, and well arranged foods stands. A typical mall; a clean appealing to the eye supermarket. To enter ‘La plaza del Mercado’ in the Puerto Rican town of Río Piedras is to cross the threshold of a place that was […]

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