A Puerto Rican-style pork tenderloin recipe with mojo potatoes and coconutty spinach

Sometimes it’s a few bars of a Héctor Lavoe song or the sight of a pile of large, bright green avocados that remind me of the island half of my family calls home. But, most often, it’s scent that jogs the images out of the dusty corners of my brain.

The peppery, slightly bitter smell of red-orange achiote oil. The earthy green of fresh cilantro or its bolder cousin, culantro. The buttery syrup dripping from a ripe mango; the dizzying slap of strong vinegar; the musky sweetness of fried green plantains; the deep, rich, garlicky

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Grandmillennial style: Shop the new decor trend

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While the interior design world continues to be dominated by the farmhouse home decor trend mixing stark white, minimalist interiors with black and natural wood accents, another smaller trend has recently emerged, and to say it’s the polar opposite is an understatement. Meet grandmillennial style, aka “granny chic.” Boasting more than 43,000 posts under the #grandmillennialdecor on Instagram, the trend has amassed a vigorously devoted fan club. More proof: The search phrase “grandmillennial decor” is up 13 times since this time last year on Pinterest.

Marrying patterns and colors, textures and materials — and yes, even

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Racing Louisville FC ready to start the 2021 campaign in style | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Before Racing Louisville FC opens its inaugural National Women’s Soccer League season in May, the league’s expansion team will host the Orlando Pride on Saturday to open the Challenge Cup, a preseason tournament that will not count in the standings.  

Racing Louisville head coach Christy Holly hopes to get a feel for where his team is heading into the 2021 campaign.

“We’re hoping our style of play is a little bit unique,” Holly said, adding that he does not want his team to conform to how some of the other NWSL teams tend to play. “We’ve

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High-style high-rise opens in Dallas’ Arts District

Step through the Flora Street doors of the new Atelier tower in downtown Dallas, and you’ll find an exhibit hall filled with artworks.

That’s not the usual welcome at a high-rise apartment building. But the Atelier is the first such rental tower in Dallas’ Arts District.

“We wanted to tie into the Arts District,” said John Vranac, property manager for the tower, which is holding its grand opening this week. “When you first walk in, it makes you feel like you are in a museum.”

Located between the Nasher Sculpture Center and the Meyerson Symphony Center at Flora and Pearl

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1701 Barbecue brings style Central Texas to Beaumont

If you have ever spent any time in Beaumont, or grew up there like I did, when you first hear about 1701 Barbecue, you might question what in the heck a Central Texas-style barbecue joint is doing there. Or what happened in the year 1701, only to find that it’s named for its address on Calder Avenue, the city’s main thoroughfare.

Beaumont is unique in the Texas barbecue world. It has its own style — I call it Southeast Texas-style — that all but ignores beef brisket, which is king in every other region of the Lone Star State. It … Read More

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New food truck brings Nashville-style hot chicken to Baton Rouge

Chicky Sandos is coming in hot to Baton Rouge’s culinary scene. The Nashville-inspired hot chicken food truck aims to impress diners with its twist on classic fried chicken. 

In fall 2020, founders Henry Nguyen, Sameer Abudyak, Daniel Vu and Jordan Duong joined forces to bring those new flavors to the city. They say they “wanted to do something a little different and bring the heat to Baton Rouge.” 

Their menu is simple, contained to three main options: a chicken sandwich, chicken tenders and Chicky Fries. The sandwich and tenders are served with crispy waffle fries and the food truck’s signature

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