EXCLUSIVE: Pop Star Miguelito Talks New Music, Celebrity Crushes, and His Puerto Rican Heritage

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Okay, so you’re Puerto Rican and Dominican. Do you have a favorite Latin dish?
My grandmother’s mangu. She makes it the best. 

What about your mom? Does she make anything you really like?

She makes everything I really like! 

Do you and your family celebrate any Latin American holidays? 

Yes! We celebrate a Puerto Rican holidays: The Day of the Three Kings. On January 6th, they come and give gifts to all the kids. It’s something we celebrate every year. 

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Cristina Arreola, Associate Editor

Cristina Mari Arreola is the Associate Editor. Originally from El Paso, Texas, she earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New York City. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. See what she's reading now on Goodreads, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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