Author: Lala Castro

Green Chicken Chalupas with Herdez Salsa Verde + Win a Trip to Mexico

Green Chicken Chalupas with Herdez Salsa Verde + Win a Trip to Mexico

Growing up as a child, our parents would always reminded us to be proud of our Mexican culture and cherish our traditions, food was no exception. In our household, holiday gatherings were never small and preparing the family meal was an all team effort. Food […]

The 5 best creepy treats at Halloween-themed Knott’s Berry Farm

The 5 best creepy treats at Halloween-themed Knott’s Berry Farm

Craving a spooky treat at the scariest theme park on earth? From black burgers, worm funnel cakes, and seasonal churros there’s a few monster treats that await eaters who enter Knott’s Scary Farm and Camp Spooky. Not to fear, there’s nothing gruesome here; just tummy-filling […]

Attn: SoCal Foodies! Valle Wine & Food Festival Invites You To Its First Annual Celebration

Attn: SoCal Foodies! Valle Wine & Food Festival Invites You To Its First Annual Celebration

If you’re a foodie, a wine lover and enjoy traveling, you’ll be excited to learn that there will be the first wine and food event of its kind in the world’s hippest and magical travel destination, Valle de Guadalupe!  On Sunday, October 22nd, Valle Wine […]

Pacifico Dance Company Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary with Mexican History, Myth and Folklore

Pacifico Dance Company Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary with Mexican History, Myth and Folklore

You know it’s a Mexican fiesta when there’s folklorico dancers and Mariachi’s involved.  If you’re a big fan of folklorico, Mexican art and music, then you’ll love the Pacifico Dance Company. The group is led by an amazing Latina, Adriana Astorga-Gainey who is a highly […]

How to Store Leftover Champagne After Opening Bottle

How to Store Leftover Champagne After Opening Bottle

Welcome to a celebration of a long love affair. If you love life with a passion, you will love Champagne and other sparkling wines, as I do. Every time I drink Champagne I am asked what am I celebrating? I say, life.  But who says […]

Best Champagne Bars in Southern California

Best Champagne Bars in Southern California

While any good bartender can make a delicious Champagne cocktail, great ones are much harder to find. The following is a list of best Champagne bars recommended. While it is by no means a complete guide, its should help you get started on your search […]

How To Spend One Day in Valle de Guadalupe, Baja’s Wine Country

How To Spend One Day in Valle de Guadalupe, Baja’s Wine Country

If you live in Los Angeles or San Diego County, there’s absolutely no excuse to why you haven’t been to Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico’s wine country.  Less than two hours from San Diego, the Valle de Guadalupe, close to the city of Ensenada, is one of […]

Catal Restaurant and Evans Brewing Co. Celebrate Summer with a 5-Course Dinner, June 29th

Catal Restaurant and Evans Brewing Co. Celebrate Summer with a 5-Course Dinner, June 29th

Craft beer lovers, this event is for you.  If you’re a fan of exquisite cuisine and craft beer, Catal Restaurant in Downtown Disney has a dinner event you don’t want to miss.   On June 29th, experience one of Orange County California’s oldest microbrewery, Evans Brewing Co craft […]

Simple to Make Traditional  Black Beans and Rice Recipe

Simple to Make Traditional Black Beans and Rice Recipe

Who doesn’t love black beans and rice? Not solely are black beans good with rice, but they also make wholesome additions to soups, salads and pasta dishes. Plus, black beans carry enough protein just as equal to poultry and seafood, in addition to vitamins in greens equivalent […]

Gal Gadot and Patty Jenkins Empowers Young Girls with Wonder Woman Movie

Gal Gadot and Patty Jenkins Empowers Young Girls with Wonder Woman Movie

I was invited/hosted by Warner Bros. Pictures to preview the movie and interview the cast, all opinions are my own. Growing up as a young girl in the 80’s there weren’t too many female superheroes to look up to, except maybe a few, like Wonder […]