Welcome to Los Mariscos—Manhattan’s hidden trace of Tijuana and Baja California. In this fast-paced feature package, I cover the restaurant’s cultural charm and examine its response to the pandemic.
Waving Goodbye to Latino’s Kiss-and-Hug Culture
With the uptick in social distancing guidelines and public health measures, Hispanics are experiencing a drastic shift in their ingrained customs, particularly in the traditional “kiss-and-hug” culture. Though greeting each other from afar may seem like a feasible alternative, Latinos across the country—from Miami to New York City to Los Angeles—know that the abrazo and […]
Year of the Ox: Our Hope for a Year of Hope
Will this year’s toned-down celebration permanently tamper with Chinese traditions? How are people virtually celebrating the Year of the Ox? How have traditions been modified?