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Margarita Martinez

Host, Neighborhood Kitchens

Margarita Martinez grew up in the Bronx and Ossining, N.Y., with a Puerto Rican father and a Franco American mother. From making her first empanada as a teenager visiting Argentina to her lifelong search for authentic Mexican food in the Northeast, Margarita has always had an insatiable appetite for Latin American food. 

Margarita is also passionate about acting and music. She graduated from Tisch School of the Arts at NYU with a BFA in Drama.

About Neighborhood Kitchens:
Building on a 34-year history of producing Latino and multicultural programming, WGBH’s award winning La Plaza team has a new offering: Neighborhood Kitchens, a series about the exploration of culture through food. Every week the show offers a unique window into immigrant communities in New England.

In each episode, host Margarita Martinez visits a different ethnic restaurant and learns three delicious recipes from the chef. She also explores the restaurant's neighborhood, discovering hidden gems along the way. Join her as she learns about new ingredients, new cultures and new neighborhoods. Hasta pronto!