Marisel Salazar Marisel Salazar is a New York City-based Latina food writer, recipe developer, and cook specializing in Hispanic cuisine. She is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the Newswomen's Press Club of New York, and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.Salazar is originally from Panama and has lived in Hawaii, Japan, and Madrid. She is a host on the Spirits Network, MSG Networks, and has been featured on the TODAY show, NY1, The List, and many more. About Food & Wine Food & Wine, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for anyone passionate about the culinary world. With rigorously tested recipes and the most trusted restaurant, drinks, culinary travel and home coverage, we inspire and empower people everywhere to discover, create, and devour the best in food and wine. Learn more about us and our editorial process.