BREAKFAST & BRUNCH: WHISK (Ukranian Village Neighborhood) WHISK is an incredibly delicious brunch spot. Owned by two LatinX brothers. If you are like me and are a huge Parks and Recreation fan, and particularly love Ron Swanson you will love this place. The owners dedicated the entire interior decor to the beloved character. Alejandro’s highlights:…

I don’t know about y’all, but I’m very fascinated with vegan food.I know For many Latinx folks, becoming a vegan can be challenging not only in the dietary aspect but culturally. But don’t worry, You would be surprised on how many chef-trepreneurs are creating space for Latinx Vegans!   I asked y’all on our Instagram story…

It’s summertime once again! It’s time to go to the pool, chill at the beach, and enjoy the sunshine.Shop Latinx is a lifestyle and the summer is no exception. We have compiled a list of Latinx owned companies making products for all your needs this season. Sun’s Out, Buns Out   A post shared by…

Home remedies are a staple of immigrant families. If we burned our finger, mami or papi would give us a special cream or herb to heal the wound. Latinxs have nostalgic scents of our childhood, such as Vaporub, yerba mate, and jamaica. These scents and remedies are woven into our culture. Horacio Portillo, a Mesoamerican…

College, I can honestly say, was some of the best years of my life. It’s cliche I know, but I’ve met some of my best friends and learned so many life lessons. I am lucky  to say that almost every skill and class I took, I have used in my career thus far. It almost…

Festival/concert season has officially begun! In 2017,we gave y’all the festival must-haves, so we are back with this summer’s essentials. Last year, I went my first festival ,Electric Zoo, in New York. I learned to  just relax and enjoy the music, and to get a really good sports bra for shuffling. I am using my…

When I told my close homies that I’m making a Shop Latinx wedding guide, they all asked, “how can you write a wedding guide when you’re always talking about how lonely you are.” Yes this is true–I am perpetually single. But in the past three years, pretty much all of my close friends, classmates, and…

I work from home. I never leave my home. Ever. Because of this, I find myself glued to the computer, getting lost in the abyss of the MUA YouTube tutorial world everyday, for hours on end. Makeup and beauty tutorials have become almost an…obsession? It’s because they’re SO satisfying to watch, definitely up there with…

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