Ordering at Cosechas is all about choice.
You can, of course, order off the menu, which has mouthwatering combinations of pineapple, celery, cucumber and parsley; orange, mango and peach; and banana, pineapple, mango and avocado.
But the real fun is in customizing your own smoothie from the watermelon-coloured counter, where you will find a whole range of fresh, seasonal, and delicious fruits and vegetables to choose from.
Some say if you have never seen a lucha libre fight in the Arena México in Ciudad de México, you haven’t lived. While I wouldn't go quite so far, the sentiment holds true.
From the colorful masks to the unique personalities of the luchadores, lucha libre is much more than a sport.
"The Incas created the greatest empire that existed in the southern hemisphere, incorporating the cultural and technological advances of the ancestral cultures that they conquered," José María Fernández Díaz-Formentí, a researcher, notes.
José is right, of course.
In addition to creating the first roads and suspension bridges, accounting systems and pioneering brain surgery, the Inca also saved the world from (potential) starvation.
When Ugly Betty was first released in the US, it was an instant hit.
Consisting of 42-minute episodes across five seasons, it followed the character of US-Mexican Betty Suárez as she experienced the ups and downs of a job at a fashion magazine.
However the same story had already played out a decade before in the Colombian telenovela, Yo soy Betty, la fea.
"We all have an innate pride in knowing how to dance and move our hips," says Teo Gómez, the owner and main dance instructor at The Salsa Sabrosa School in New York.
"It also gives an important sense of identity where one can feel represented by something as global as a musical genre."
"She reminds me so much of my grandmother that has passed on," says a commenter on one Latinometrics article. "It gives me a small connection to my grandmother trying to teach me how to cook food from our heritage. Unfortunately, I was (too) stubborn to learn when I was a kid. Her videos take me back."
Despite decades of inaccurate portrayals of the Maya in US and European media, they developed one of the world's largest and most advanced civilizations in Mesoamerica over 2,000 years ago. Mysteriously, these advances are overlooked as textbooks educate children about the advances of "less melanated" civilizations.
Podcasts – those nifty audio episodes on everything from true-crime deep dives to advice on how to make the perfect guacamole – have taken the world by storm.
According to recent data, there are over 383 million podcast listeners across the globe, of which 100 million are located in the US, 2.4 million podcasts and more than 66 million episodes.
Today, we represent nearly a fifth of the total US population. We are also the second-largest ethnic group in the country. But the data also shows that Latinos are dispersed rather unevenly across the country – and that our numbers are growing at vastly different rates depending on the state.
Many of us living in the US are proud Spanglish speakers and see it as a link between two cultures we identify with. It brings English and Spanish together linguistically and, for many of us, this combination also represents the cultural reality of our households.
Who remembers a time before reggaetón? A vibrant blend of reggae, dancehall, and Latino music, it has been the world's most popular music genre for more than 20 years - and shows few signs of stopping.
While Latinos may share a language, continent, easy smile and love for good hip-shaking music, putting us in the same box dilutes a rich mestizo culture made up of many unique intricacies, says Denisse Coquet.