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Restaurants looking for interesting products with Latin twists had a lot to choose from at the Western Foodservice Expo in Los Angeles, which ended on August 29. more

Sep 5, 2017 4:14 PM

Mexican food is growing in popularity around the world, and Europeans can thank Tomas Estes for introducing the cuisine to their continent more than 40 years ago. In this edited transcription of a recent interview with el Restaurante publisher Ed Avi more

Aug 22, 2017 7:43 PM

If you’ve attended a major restaurant trade show, you’ve probably noticed pavilions organized by various “pro” organizations (ProMexico, ProEcuador and ProChile), as well as similar groups without “pro” in their names. These groups all have generally more

Aug 23, 2017 7:28 AM

Si has asistido a una gran feria de restaurantes, probablemente has notado pabellones organizados por varias organizaciones “Pro“, tales como ProMéxico, ProEcuador y ProChile, así también nombres de organizaciones similares, pero sin "pro" en sus den more

Aug 23, 2017 7:23 AM

Denver is a booming city that mixes a hip urban feel with world class outdoor recreation opportunities, so it’s no surprise that the restaurant scene is hopping. And Mexican restaurants are keeping pace – traditional Mexican spots are finding new cus more

Aug 22, 2017 7:57 PM

You are wanted! State restaurant associations across the U.S. are realizing that owners of Mexican and other Latin restaurants are underrepresented among their members, and some are taking steps to recruit them. more

Aug 22, 2017 10:15 PM

Le necesitan. Las asociaciones estatales de restaurantes de todos los Estados Unidos se han dado cuenta de que los propietarios de restaurantes mexicanos y de otros restaurantes latinos no tienen suficiente representación entre sus miembros y algunas more

Aug 22, 2017 10:26 PM

El más grande National Restaurant Association Show, año 2017, en la historia de Chicago, son los términos como la mayoría de quienes asistieron definieron a este gran evento en donde empresas, productores, marcas, y miles de participantes de todo el more

Aug 15, 2017 2:30 PM

There are countless interesting food products emerging in Mexico and other Latin American countries that could feasibly find their way to menus of American restaurants, if they can get a foothold here. These products, ranging from liquid salt to anna more

Jul 14, 2017 11:38 AM

Chocolate. Uncle Julio’s Mexican Restaurants use it to craft a piñata bursting with fresh seasonal fruit and handmade churros. El Corazon de Tejas uses it in the mole that tops its chicken enchiladas and in the scrumptious dessert called chocoflan an more

Nov 14, 2016 10:27 AM

In the past, a side dish was merely an accompaniment to a main meal—steak with potatoes or side salad with salmon—but as the small dish/ shared plate trend continues into 2017, chefs are discovering the power side dishes wield. more

Feb 3, 2017 5:31 PM

Los nachos, una de las joyas de la corona culinaria mexicana, gracias a su fácil elaboración y personalización al gusto del cliente, se han vuelto famosos en el mundo  y de manera especial, en Estados Unidos.  Aquí  escribimos sobre la base de su more

Aug 7, 2017 8:47 AM

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John Henry knows that people who appreciate agave spirits often crave more than just a sip of the powerful elixir – they also love the deep Latin culture and tradition that accompanies agave. Henry, proprietor of el Buho Mezcal, has been celebrating more

Jun 29, 2017 1:43 PM

Looking for something authentic and delicious to pair with your new mezcal cocktail? Tess Rose Lampert, a beverage expert and author who presented at Agave Academy during Mezcal y Tequila Week 2017 in New York, encourages you to try chapulines (grass more

Jun 29, 2017 1:22 PM

In Mexico and South America, the empanada is prepared in ways that reflect the tastes and foodstuffs of individual countries, including Chile, Argentina, Peru and Ecuador, among others. more

May 27, 2017 1:06 PM

Savory TexMex cooking—fajitas, burritos, chile con carne—was born in Texas and still pleases many palates in and around Dallas. But in the past decade, a cadre of chefs has introduced that city to a new level of Mexican cooking, including regional sp more

May 27, 2017 12:35 PM

Depending on your restaurant’s location and your state’s legal requirements to obtain a full liquor license, there are many steps required to become a “full” bar. For some restaurants, there’s a waiting period before that permission is granted. For o more

May 27, 2017 1:10 PM

Tequila has become one of the world’s best selling spirits. But as much as your customers like tequila, do they really understand it? And more importantly, do you? Do you know the categories and types of what has become a back-bar favorite? Or how ab more

Apr 5, 2017 2:22 PM

What does the independent Mexican restaurant industry in the United States look like these days? In a nutshell, check sizes and annual sales are up, but fewer restaurants are reporting growth. more

Oct 28, 2016 2:04 PM

This webinar, led by attorney Becki Young, covers important immigration issues related to restaurants. more

Feb 28, 2017 5:43 PM

Barbara Sibley

Stefano Giovannini

New York has had a thriving Mexican restaurant scene for decades. But another trend has emerged. Chefs and restaurateurs who recognize that Mexico is home to a vast cuisine that has been inadequately represented in the United States are striving to s more

Feb 3, 2017 6:01 PM

We are proud to announce the 2017 el Restaurante Manager of the Year Awards, sponsored by Jarritos. Be sure to nominate your top managers today! more

Jan 31, 2016 7:38 PM

Want to become a better manager? Learn how to listen. That’s a key piece of advice from winners of el Restaurante’s 2016 Manager of the Year Awards. Sponsored by Jarritos, the first annual awards contest recognizes managers of Mexican and other Latin more

Nov 14, 2016 10:43 AM

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Photo by Hanna Friberg

Grace Della loves it when one of her Miami Culinary Tours clients says that all Latin food is hot and spicy. “That’s our best client, because there is so much to discover,” says Della, whose company has been leading tours through Miami’s many distinc more

Nov 14, 2016 10:49 AM

The Pacific Northwest is rich with organic farms, productive fisheries, and people who appreciate that bounty. So it’s no surprise that the hip city of Portland has a thriving upscale Mexican restaurant scene that is tapping into the area’s farm-to- more

Aug 5, 2016 8:40 AM

When the taxi dropped me off in front of Guelaguetza Restaurant on Olympic Boulevard in Los Angeles, I thought a wedding reception was going on—the line was out the door more

Feb 12, 2016 12:34 PM

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