A beautiful Puerto Rican girl and her family in Spanish harlem devise a novel plan to attract business to their restaurant, causing a wildly comic sequence of events ending in near disaster.

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A beautiful Puerto Rican girl and her family in Spanish harlem devise a novel plan to attract business to their restaurant, causing a wildly comic sequence of events ending in near disaster.

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Hot Food. Killer Service. They're Dying To Get In. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for brief violence and some crude sexual references | See all certifications »
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21 April 2000 (Mexico)  »

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Salsa Cafe  »

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El Palito
Music and Lyrics by Jesus Alejandro Perez
Performed by Jesus Alejandro Perez
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enjoyable fluff
11 November 2001 | by (Havana, Cuba) – See all my reviews

Not sure what the makers were planning - but they weren't going for any deep comments on the position of hispanics in modern America.

This is lightweight to the extreme - but on its own terms quite enjoyable.

Even my wife (who is a MASSIVE fan of Thalia) felt the film was disappointing.


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