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Dominican Potluck

23 Sep Dominican Food

It´s no myth that Latino families are loud,large and love to cook, my family is no exception… In my case I just love to eat.

It was my grandmother’s 90th birthday so I think that’s reason enough to celebrate! On occasions like these and special holidays like Christmas it´s traditional to get together and and eat a delicious meal prepared by my mom,aunts and uncle(yes just 1 of them cooks).Everyone has a signature dish so it´s pretty simple when it comes to figuring out who is bringing what.

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Travesias

8 Jul

Travesías is a relatively new restaurant which is focused on local cuisine. I was interested in visiting, not only because it´s visually appealing but also because they play a bit with typical dishes & drinks; they also because most of their ingredients are local, and I’m all about supporting my country. Check out the Facebook Fanpage it´s got great pics.

The food was alright; it had its hits and misses for me although others on the table had nothing but compliments. I think I just made the first mistake by ordering a drink called ¨Beso de Samanà ¨ – Samanà Kiss, which is basically, White Rum with coriander, cream milk and bits of coconut. For me this was just too sweet and much milk but not enough coconut flavors in it… it did look appealing though.

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La Rosticería

15 Mar La Rosticeria

I know eating out is something we all enjoy, but once in a while a home cooked meal is what you really want…except without the cooking part ( at least for me jeje). For those cases is great to have a trick under your sleeve; and more importartantly when you have gusts coming over.

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