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First Explorations

One very cold Cristal beer later we hit the streets! Our host recommended a nearby restaurant La Makina. Actually, it was right across the Parque from our  casa particular,  to be referenced by the letters… 314 more words


Reviving a Family Favorite

My carb junkie dreams are still filled with visions of some of my favorite type of food, which just happens to be Cuban food. I live in Florida, so it is all around me, tempting and tormenting me. 522 more words

Panamanian Style Ropa Vieja

Hello everyone, I hope you are having a beautiful month of February this month I want to share one of my favorite meals when I visit home. 110 more words

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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