Culture2022-04-15T06:01:37-04:00

Mo Amer and Teresa Ruiz Find Parallels In the Immigrant Experience

Culture|TELEVISION 

Mo Amer and Teresa Ruiz Find Parallels In the Immigrant Experience

Mo Amer and Teresa Ruiz, the romantic duo at the center of Netflix’s newest original series “Mo,” have known for a long time that there are cultural parallels between them. Mo, who immigrated from Palestine, and Teresa, who immigrated from Mexico, are no strangers to the fact that, when [...]

Emilia Puts a Spanish Twist on Destiny’s Child in “La Chain” Video

Culture|MÚSICA 

Emilia Puts a Spanish Twist on Destiny’s Child in “La Chain” Video

It's quite the rarity that an artist gets the opportunity to interpolate a Destiny's Child song, let alone in Spanish. However, Emilia does just that with her new single "La Chain," in which the rising Argentine pop star puts a new twist on the Destiny’s Child classic "Independent Women [...]

Citrus and Tequila are Key to a Rejuvenating Summer Cocktail

Culture|RECIPES 

Citrus and Tequila are Key to a Rejuvenating Summer Cocktail

As the oppressive summer heat becomes evermore inescapable, lurking in every shadow and supposed refuge, the only true escape we could find was through cocktails. These four summer cocktails transform “having drinks” into “having refreshments,” each packed with the power of reinvigoration and recovery. In the perpetual fight against the [...]

Eating Mexican Food at This Brooklyn Fan Favorite Spot is a Religious Experience

Culture|FOOD 

Eating Mexican Food at This Brooklyn Fan Favorite Spot is a Religious Experience

“I wanted corn to be the main player in every dish,” said Matthew Diaz, the culinary director behind For All Things Good — the restaurant that he runs alongside chef Carlos Macias. Before ballooning into a restaurant with two locations, a neighborhood staple in Bed-Stuy and a newer cafe [...]