Chifa–Time Flows Away

It all started at dawn with the crow of the merciless rooster in the cotton and sugar cane fields of Peru. Sweat dripped from their brows, backs beat with freshly raven ox-bows entrenched in their leathery skin, the Coolies—Chinese indentured laborers—helped solidify the broken economy. They worked between 12 to 16 hours a day and… Read More Chifa–Time Flows Away



Section 8 housing is where my grandmother lived in Orlando, Florida. It’s centered in what is considered “Puerto Ricoville” by ignorant locals and Central Florida natives. Sedano’s, Bravo’s, and Botanica’s line the streets where high crime and Latin flavor fill the air. Cubans, Colombians, Peruvians, and Puerto Ricans were just a few of the places… Read More Blanched