CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — April 16 is the birthday of the late Tejano music legend Selena Quintanilla-Perez.

On Tuesday Selena would have been 48-years-old. 

In remembrance of Selena, Corpus Christi food blogger, Vianney Rodriguez the owner of Sweet Life Bake hosted a private dinner downtown -- Raised on Selena, incorporated one-of-kind dishes.

According to Rodriguez, she was inspired to make based on Selena's heritage. 

In attendance were Coastal Bend social influencers, business owners, and 3News First Edition anchor Kristin Diaz. 

Rodriguez is a frequent guest across South Texas morning shows, food festivals and was  recently featured in Texas Lifestyle magazine.