Bernardo Medina’s mother chased him into art with a foam rubber flip-flop. “Latina mothers call it a chancleta,” says Medina, a San Juan, Puerto Rico-based pop artist and publicist. “It is the weapon that they use against you as a kid. I was very hyper, and since there were no medications for it, it was […]
No one understands a jibarito like a Venezuelan.
Lincolnwood’s erstwhile Taste of Cuba has relaunched in Irving Park.
Major leaguers get their arepa fix in Ravenswood.
A listicle of what some might consider “midwestern food”
Nearly two centuries of Chicago’s culinary milestones, from its first lunch counter to its first Olive Garden
Boricua in Bronzeville
Ramon Delgado closed his long-standing Cuban restaurant when Logan Square gentrified. Now he’s back.
Today’s $25 and Under column in the New York Times focuses on a Venezuelan fried green plantain sandwich that looks and sounds suspiciously like the jibaro, which as most everyone knows was kinda, sorta, maybe invented here in 1993 by Juan C. Figueroa, the owner of Humboldt Park’s Borinquen Restaurant. According to reporter Dave Cook […]