A Little Piece Of Puerto Rico in Astoria

| September 30, 2014

One of the great things about New York is it’s cultural diversity. The term “Melting Pot” has been used for years, because we’re a melting pot of numerous nationalities. This is expressed through art, language, music, customs and of course food. Recently, Cheapeats got to sample the foods from Puerto Rico. Let me tell you….it […]

Cheap Cooking Classes

| November 26, 2013

Have you been searching for cooking classes, but are shocked by the price tag? Well don’t fret. Cheapeats is here to save the day and share a little secret. If you want to learn how to prepare Spanish dishes, check out Leti’s Catering. Leti’s Catering is headed by Chef Leti Salama, a transplant from Spain. She […]

A Little Taste Of Havana In The West Village

| June 27, 2012

One of things I love about Latin food is the experience. As soon as you sit down to a meal, it’s a party. But can you have a party on a budget? We think you can. Havana Alma De Cuba is a little hole in the wall, tucked away in the West Village. When you walk […]

3rd Annual El Coto De Rioja Paella Parade

| May 20, 2011

Experience Spanish cuisine at its finest by attending the 3rd annual El Coto De Rioja Paella Parade in NYC on Monday, May 23rd, 2011. This friendly competition between talented chefs with a passion for the traditional Spanish dish is an event that is enjoyed by all. If the promises of tasting savory paella and a brilliant […]

London’s Outdoor Markets

| April 27, 2011

Some of the best and cheapest eating you can find are in outdoor markets. Samples everywhere you look. Cheese, fruit, avocadoes, cookies…you name it. And best of all, they’re FREE. Being a New Yorker, I love hitting the famous Union Square Green Market, but folks that’s nothing in comparison to the FABULOUS outdoor markets that London has. […]

Paella Party at Tio Pepe

| July 15, 2009

With the belt tightening going on these days, traveling abroad may be challenging.  If you can’t afford a plane ticket, then travel through food.  Thanks to Tio Pepe, you can with their $15.95 paella menu. The classic Paella Valenciana consisting of chicken, shellfish and chorizo                                                 Paella Marinera containing  the fruits of the sea                                                 Paella Camarones […]