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Guatemalan Rellenitos de Plátano

…aka mashed plantains stuffed with slightly sweetened black bean paste, deep fried until caramelized and satisfyingly crunchy. The jury is out on when you’re supposed to eat this delicacy–I was served it at dinner with scrambled eggs and black beans, but felt it may be more appropriate for dessert. 904 more words

El Oriental De Cuba

Looking for traditional Caribbean food in Boston? Then leave. No seriously. Boston has almost nothing for you. Almost. One day last year I was craving pernil something awful and scoured the internet looking for somewhere in Boston I could go to satisfy me. 410 more words


Quinoa with Roasted Butternut Squash, Plantains, and Spinach

One of my many “lets use whatever’s in the fridge” dinners. This is a great, heathy, vegetarian dish for any Fall night thats packed with protein, fiber, and vitamins galore! 139 more words


El Jefe's: A New Contender

by Adam Wong ’17

There’s a new contender in the late night food game. El Jefe’s, the new restaurant on Mt. Auburn Street, seeks to get in on the market of the late night drunchies game, taking up the same hours as Tasty Burger, the hegemon of 3AM post party sustenance. 695 more words


Spiced Fried Coconut Rice and Plantains

As I’m sure will come as no surprise to you, I’ve always been very interested in food in books. But not food books, so to speak, just food that appears in stories. 1,189 more words


Señor Pan Cafe, Cuban Food Bliss

The thing about engaging strangers in conversation and they finding out that you are more of a fan of seeking restaurants that deviate from group think, they offer suggestions that put you in the path of authenticity. 538 more words


Do You Even Cook Bro?

While on the Teaching Project, cooking has to be one of the best parts of my day. Every day after school we get the opportunity embark on a new culinary exploration. 357 more words