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Superfood: Beets are a powerhouse of health benefits

Beets are often referred to as a "superfood" because they are low in calories and contain essential nutrients needed for our wellbeing. The beet root also has several compounds that allow for our growth and development and these compounds help us fight diseases, including cancer.

‘Eye on quality’: Mission James Beard winner grateful for accolade

When Ana Liz Pulido was named the winner of the 2024 Best Chef of Texas award at the James Beard Foundation awards ceremony on Monday in Chicago, she was so nervous onstage that she got tongue-tied reading the acceptance speech she'd written on her phone in English.

Peruvian Passion: UTRGV professor puts two decades of devotion into book

In Peru, food is not just a source of sustenance, but a reflection of the country's rich cultural heritage and "Eating Peru: A Gastronomic Journey" by UTRGV's own Robert Bradley is a journey of 25 years into his knowledge, experience and appreciation of Peruvian cuisine and its fascinating lore.

Harlingen’s Café 406 strong as ever after burglary

HARLINGEN — The bagel lies open and beckons the hunger, teasing the eye and the appetite with its egg and sausage and jalapeno and salsa and…

Universal Market & Indian Restaurant has an array of flavors for cuisine’s newcomers, lovers

McALLEN — Walking into the Universal Market & Indian Restaurant you are instantly surrounded with traditional Indian aromas coming from the restaurant buffet and awestruck with the selection of food in the market.

Brownsville’s Las Ramblas tapped by James Beard Foundation again

Las Ramblas at Market Square in Brownsville has been named a semifinalist in the James Beard Foundation's "Outstanding Bar" category for the second year in a row.

Rosca de Reyes highlights Three Kings Day in Valley communities

La Rosca De Reyes being made and for sale at La Mexicano Bakery and Cake Shop on Friday in Edinburg. Families across the Valley were preparing to celebrate Dia de los Reyes. Also known as Epiphany, the day is meant to honor the Three Wise Men, or Three Kings, who were said to have visited the infant Jesus and brought him gifts. The day marks the end of the Christmas season.

Delia’s Tamales to build $15 million production facility in San Juan

Delia's Tamales continues to grow, expanding from the Rio Grande Valley to even dishing their famous tamales at the White House. Now after nearly 30 years, the business is opening a processing plant at a $15 million cost in San Juan, where the tamales everyone has come to know and love will be made and stored.

McRib to rise from retirement again, not yet confirmed for RGV

The McRib's farewell tour has scheduled another round of dates.

McDonald’s selling double cheeseburgers for 50 cents on Monday

Participating McDonald’s everywhere will be selling double cheeseburgers for 50 cents on National Cheeseburger Day.