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#54: Eat at Sol Food. Get a taste of Puerto Rico.

A former co-worker at Restoration Hardware (hi, Shante!) turned me onto Sol Food. Now I can’t get the taste of its delicious veggie sandwich out of my head. 300 more words

Food & Drinks

Lechonera El Jibarito #1

So this is a pretty sweet story. @Xobejm has a classmate who has been with her since pre- K.

Celia and @xobejm have been friends ever since and one day we heard Celia’s parents own a restaurant. 258 more words


Three Generations, One Cookbook, and Memories of Puerto Rico

Originally published on August 25, 2014 as part of Feet in 2 Worlds Coming to the Table issue.

My grandmother, known fondly as “Tata,” inspired me to start cooking. 208 more words


Returning from Puerto Rico

I start this post in the plane. A dozen of pasteles and six mallorcas sit inside a small suitcase in the overhead compartment, while a jar of acerola jam is wrapped and saved underneath, in my checked bag. 395 more words

Puerto Rico

Jibarito Sandwich

What is a Jibarito sandwich? It’s an amazing steak sandwich made with fried plantains (tostones). It’s said that this dish originated in a Puerto Rican restaurant in Chicago, Illinois. 374 more words

Puerto Rican Food