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INSIDE ACCESS TO THE HOTTEST LATINO EVENTS AND CELEBS IN SOUTH FLORIDA
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 11:01 AM
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By Brandon Lopez

Iconic Larios on the Beach Features Calorie Conscious Cuban Menu

Iconic Larios on the Beach Features Calorie Conscious Cuban Menu

Larios on the Beach has reopened its doors – ready to serve you your classic Cuban dishes. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 at 6:39 AM
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By Mary Jo Shore

VeritageMiami Hosts a Four-Day Food Extravaganza

VeritageMiami Hosts a Four-Day Food Extravaganza

Rub elbows with some of Miami's top chefs while sampling exquisite bites, Craft beers, fine wines and enjoying top entertainment at VeritageMiami. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014 at 6:49 PM
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By Mary Jo Shore

A Street Party Named Calle Ocho

A Street Party Named Calle Ocho
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Calle Ocho brings the music and flavors of Latin America to Little Havana this Sunday. Read »

Friday, Feb 21, 2014 at 1:52 PM
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By Jipsy Castillo

A Latin Dinner for the South Beach Food and Wine Festival

At the sold out Modern Mexican With A Spanish Twist event at the South Beach Wine... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Feb 20, 2014 at 1:42 AM
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By Mary Jo Shore

SoBe Wine and Food Festival Begins Thursday

SoBe Wine and Food Festival Begins Thursday

Foodies rejoice! The best in food and spirits descends upon the sands of South Beach this weekend. Read »

Sunday, Dec 29, 2013 at 5:24 PM
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By camila bernal

Chef Lorena Garcia Shares Holiday Recipe

 Chef Lorena Garcia Shares Holiday Recipe

Chef Lorena Garcia said she is thankful for her success with her cookbook, her kitchen products collection and the ripple effect of parting with Taco Bell. Read »

Saturday, Oct 19, 2013 at 3:25 PM
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By Jipsy Castillo

Vida Lexus Celebrates Latin Flavor with 'Sabor de Lujo'

Vida Lexus presents Sabor de Lujo celebrating the diverse flavors of Latin... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013 at 12:28 PM
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By Mary Jo Shore

Weekly Calendar

Weekly Calendar

Guest chefs, a beer garden, art walk, runway shows and shopping for our troops are on this week's agenda. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013 at 2:43 PM
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By camila bernal

Mercadito Chef: Patricio Sandoval

Mercadito Chef: Patricio Sandoval

Patricio Sandoval is the culinary director at Mercadito. He oversees the cooking and menu at the Miami, New York and Chicago restaurants. Read »

Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 at 3:14 PM
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By camila bernal

Peruvian Power Foods

To maintain a healthy diet, author Manuel Villacorta, highlights 18 Peruvian... See Full Gallery »

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 6:44 PM
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By Mary Jo Shore

MPP in Brickell Serves Up Peruvian Fare

MPP in Brickell Serves Up Peruvian Fare

Enjoy authentic Peruvian dishes in a hip setting. MPP features lunch specials and various fun nights throughout the week while serving delicious food. Read »

Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 12:50 PM
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By camila bernal

Chef Acosta on His Mom's Cooking

Chef  Acosta on His Mom's Cooking

Chef Steven Acosta, who returned to da Campo Osteria in Fort Lauderdale as the executive chef last fall, said it was his grandmother who inspired him to dedicate his life to the kitchen. Read »

Monday, Apr 29, 2013 at 11:14 AM
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By Mary Jo Shore

Bread and Butter Delivers Cuban Classics with a Modern Twist

Bread and Butter Delivers Cuban Classics with a Modern Twist

Bread and Butter in Coral Gables serves up your abuela's best dishes with a modern twist. Read »

Thursday, Apr 18, 2013 at 2:26 PM
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By Jipsy Castillo

Veritage Miami

Wynwood Walls is the home to VeritageMiami’s opening event, the Craft Beer... See Full Gallery »

About Latin Beat
Latin Beat covers music, entertainment, nightlife and food from the vantage point of a true insider in South Florida’s Latino community.
Authors
Kelly Blanco Kelly Blanco has built up almost a decade’s worth of experience as an entertainment, sports, and lifestyle reporter. Since high school, she has covered events such as the Super Bowl, the Academy Awards and even the 2012 Paralympics in London. Kelly is also an active volunteer within the South Florida community. Make sure to wake up with Kelly every morning as she brings you your First Alert Traffic updates and gets you out the door with what you need to know from 4:30-7 a.m. on South Florida Today and follow her on Twitter @KellyNBC6.
Adriana Correa Adriana Correa enjoys writing about news, entertainment and profiling people in our community doing extraordinary things. Her passion for writing began at NBC Chicago where she worked for 10 years as a video editor, media manager and later a content producer. She’s produced entertainment stories that have aired nationally on the Univision Network and locally on NBC 6. You can find her on Twitter @AdrianaNBC.
Brandon Launerts Brandon Launerts is an Emmy Award-Winning Journalist who has a passion for social media. Brandon is the Social Media Producer at NBC 6 and also covers stories across South Florida, his favorite stories relate to music and the talented people behind it. You can find Brandon on Twitter at @Launerts.
Andrea Cruz Andrea E. Cruz is a bilingual journalist with a passion for storytelling. A Miami native, she loves showcasing the vibrant culture that South Florida is known for. Andrea has covered news and lifestyle stories across the state and abroad. Now she enjoys helping you start your day as an Associate Producer for the NBC 6 morning newscasts. Find her on twitter @AndreaNBC6.
Brandon Lopez Brandon Lopez kicked off his professional career before he could even legally vote. By the time he was 18 1/2, he was the Assistant Director of the Digital Marketing Division of a prominent South Florida magazine. Now at 21-years-old, Brandon has since made a family at NBC 6 as an Associate Producer, enjoying the opportunities he's been awarded. Find him on Twitter or Instagram at @BrandonNBC6.