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Vaca Frita @ Plaza

In Uncategorized on August 2, 2009 at 3:24 AM

A few weeks ago I met a friend at Plaza Las Americas and we ended up grabbing some dinner at La Terraza (food court). We chose to eat at Vaca Frita, a new spot featuring Cuban food. Or what I like to refer to as CubaRican since our foods are so intertwined. I ordered their namesake, the Vaca Frita (fried cow), which took FOREVER to be prepared. And by FOREVER I mean easily 8 to 10 minutes. Why?

Vaca Frita (the one shown here is from Versailles @ Calle 8 in Miami who makes the BEST Vaca Frita I’ve had so far) is kind of like Ropa Vieja cooked until crispy, usually with onions. Here they took the Ropa Vieja over to the sandwich press on their back table and proceeded to “crisp” it up along with the onions. When we ordered there were no other customers and I’m hoping at that point (slow periods) they only make the Vaca Frita to order which explains why it took so long. If not, I have no idea how they get through the lunch rush. Read the rest of this entry »


Eventos: PR Wine & Food Fest!

In Uncategorized on August 14, 2008 at 7:30 PM

Time to party it up this fin de semana at the Puerto Rico WIne & Food Fest in San Juan! Come see the always fun, Chef Roberto Treviño from Budatai, Chef Wilo Benet from Pikayo, Chef Harold Dieterle, the sweetheart, humble dude who won the first season of Top Chef, my 2nd favorite Food Network guy George Duran from his show, "Ham on the Streets," Guy Fieri, 2006 winner of The Next Food Network Star, and MUCHOS más!!!


I must admit, my main interest is George Duran. LOVE HIM! So that enough for me right there. 😉

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Blogueros: (Venezuela)

In Uncategorized on May 23, 2008 at 9:21 PM

Saludos gente! Aquí les presento otro ‘bloguero’ escribiendo de todo un
poco sobre comida y la industria, oriundo de VENEZUELA! ¡Vaya chamo!



Hey peeps. Check out the blog below from a friend in Venezuela who is also writing about food and the industry in general. FYI – most of his stuff is in Spanish.


Go Go Curry! (NYC)

In Uncategorized on May 23, 2008 at 9:19 PM

Follow-up to our Katsu Curry post below:

For those Boricuas reading from NYC or going there in the future, the best Katsu Curry outside of Japan (and our personal moncheo kitchen) can be found at Go Go Curry in New York City on 38th street b/w 7th & 8th Avenues.


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