NEW YORK (PIX11) – The first-ever Latin Restaurant Weeks in New York City kicked off on Friday.

New Yorkers can taste all the diverse flavors of Latin America while supporting local businesses and scoring special deals. Over the next two weeks, New York Living will introduce you to local restaurant owners and chefs taking part in Latin Restaurant Weeks.

First up: Zanmi SoHo. CEO and executive chef Wesly Jean Simon joined New York Living on Friday.

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