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Cafe Laurent: An Overlooked Gem Overlooking the City

Though perhaps not as hip or popular as restaurants like El Cocinero or La Guarida, Cafe Laurent certainly offers consistently delicious food on par with it’s more well-known contemporaries. 144 more words


Chicago’s Best Around the World: Paladar

Elliott Bambrough and special guest Lourdes Duarte make a dynamic duo in the kitchen at this Cuban hot spot in Logan Square.


Ropa vieja 

Honestly, before a few months ago, I had never heard of flap steak. but it was cheap and that was a good enough reason for me to try it. 342 more words


044 Cuba - Ropa Vieja

Ropa Vieja

Ropa vieja (English: Old clothes) is one of the national dishes of Cuba, consisting of stewed beef with vegetables. It originates from a Sephardic dish from the Middle Ages.

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World Recipes



  • 2 pounds of brisket
  • 5 sprigs of cilantro
  • 6 garlic
  • 1 tomato
  • 2 onions
  • 2 red chilies
  • 2 green chiles
  • 1/4 cup olive oil…
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Cooking with Maria and Fransheska

Today my friend Fransheska and I decided we wanted to cook a meal together. I have not really cooked in 5 years, not a real meal on the stove and chopping and mixing ingredients in a pan, kind of cooking. 265 more words

I Am That Girl

Cuban Food can Havana my Heart

Do you remember that scene in the movie Ratatouille when the food critic tries the ratatouille that Remy, the rat, made? You can see in his face and eyes that that ratatouille he ate right there, in that moment, was the best food he had tasted since his childhood. 480 more words