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Guatemalan food info?

rworange | Apr 8, 2008 12:45 PM

There's a really good chance I'll be moving to Guatamala in the next year. Can anyone tell me about the cuisine?

This is so stupid because I know my SO's family for waaay over a decade ... yet nothing ever seemed specifically Guatamalan. Yeah the tamales are different and the baked goods a little different. However, the food was just Latin American. Although they speak English and I speak bad Spanish ... something gets lost in the translation.

All tips would be a help

If you have cookbook info, please respond on this link

Any good Guatamalan cookbooks?

For website info

Any good Guatamalan restaurant or food websites?

I'll be googling info and looking at past Chowhound posts but any shared info would be appreciated. I don';t want to look like and idiot if I move there ... sigh ... I guess it is time to REALLY learn Spanish.

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