Updated 12:00 a.m., Thu April 28, 2016
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Cinco de Mayo celebrations in America have grown over the years.

Fiesta feast

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a version of a classic dish

Working as a chef based in greater Los Angeles, though I also have restaurants across the U.S. and around the world, I’m very aware of the richness of Latino culture. So many good, hardworking people from Mexico and countries farther south live in my home state that Spanish is virtually a second language here. And, of course, I’ve grown not just accustomed to but also fond of Latino foods. I especially enjoy chile peppers — an ingredient I like to include not just in south-of-the-border dishes, but also to add liveliness to a wide range of other savory dishes. So I’m always... READ MORE

Fresh fare: Earth Day omelet recipe features farmers-market veggies By WOLFGANG PUCK

Earth Day is being observed worldwide on Friday. It’s a holiday unlike any other — a celebration based simply on the fact that we all live together on this planet and benefit from taking care of all its many natural wonders and resources.