PALOMINO, Rafael. American (born Colombia), b. 1963. Genres: Food and Wine. Career: Metropolis Cafe, NYC, executive chef, 1986-94; Inca Grill, NYC, co-owner and chef, 1994-95; Bistro Latino, NYC, coowner and chef, 1995-98; Sonora Restaurant, NYC, proprietor and chef, 1998-. Publications: Bistro Latino, 1998; Sabor Latino, in press.