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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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Fritura!! Rincón de la Pierna

27 Feb fritura

It´s been a crazy couple of weeks with lots of work but I will reward you with some local goodies on this post. This will be a quick introduction to Dominican Fritura!!

I know that you´ve probably seen little trucks with hanging meat at some point (usually at night). Well I know it seems a bit barbaric, choking and probably not common.This is what Dominicans call Fritura or Pica longa. Every country has its own version but ours looks a bit like this.

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Sully – Seafood Restaurant

12 Jan Restaurante Sully

Another birthday, another restaurant!!! This time, the birthday boy decided on a Seafood restaurant called Sully; oh! And what a great choice that was.

Living on an island has its advantages when it comes to food, especially seafood. Sully is a traditional restaurant and it´s unpretentious take allows to fully focus on the flavor of each ingredient. Personally, this is for the moment, the best seafood restaurant in the City.

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