Food & Fashion

One woman is making her mark in the macho tequila industry
The “first lady of tequila” is doing more than just holding her own in a male-dominated industry. (Fox News Latino, video & text)

Hispanic chefs influencing the U.S. culinary world one chile at a time
With more than 50 million Hispanics calling America home, it’s no wonder that Hispanic foods are influencing how Americans eat. (Fox News Latino)

Cecilia Chiang: The root of Chinese food in U.S.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Cecilia Chiang is credited with introducing Americans to the taste of authentic Chinese food, though that wasn’t her initial plan. (The Associated Press)

Nobu honored at South Beach Wine and Food  Festival
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — His name is drawn on the napkins and chop sticks at his more than 30 restaurants around the world, but chef and restaurateur Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa prefers to stay out of the limelight. (The Associated Press)

Alex Stupak went from pastry chef to savory cuisine because his clock was ticking
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Alex Stupak was 27 when he said his biological clock started ticking. But that’s jumping ahead. First, you need to get better acquainted with this once avant-garde pastry chef who felt he could better express himself creatively through high-end tacos. Yes, you read that right. (The Associated Press)

Puerto Rican flavors making strides in food world
IAMI (AP) — Some 4 million Puerto Ricans live in the continental U.S. these days. And we have them to thank for making some of my favorite foods — such as mofongo — easier to find. (The Associated Press)

Swimwear designer, age 19, debuts in Miami Beach
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It was nearly show time as designer Francesca Aiello snapped pictures backstage of models in her latest swimwear designs. This was Frankie’s Bikinis’ debut show for the 19-year-old designer at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami Beach, but Aiello is a pro when it comes to social media. (The Associated Press)

Swimwear on Miami Beach goes sporty chic
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Surf’s up next summer.
From rash guards to zipper-brief bottoms, sporty-chic looks made waves on the runway in Miami Beach for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim, which celebrated its 10th year with more than a dozen shows ending Monday. The shows previewed summer 2015 swimwear. (The Associated Press)

Latina chefs becoming the new face in cooking
MIAMI BEACH, Florida — A decade after Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez helped Latin music explode into the mainstream, Latina chefs are doing the same for food. (The Associated Press)

TV’s Mr. Food is ooh, so good even after 30 years
FORT LAUDERDALE — It’s hard to imagine, but Art Ginsburg has spent 30 years quietly turning himself into an unlikely food celebrity, an icon with a multimillion dollar brand, all under the radar of the culinary elite. (The Associated Press)

Chef Dale Talde calls his style ‘naturally fusion’
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Chef Dale Talde says his childhood in Chicago was a little slice of life from Southeast Asia, and it continues to inform his cooking today. (The Associated Press)