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Cuban

Calling all lovers of Cuban food. Discuss the best Cuban restaurants around the world and get excellent recipes and cooking tips to make Cuban food at home.

Mojo Magic: The Best Cuban Pork (& Cubano Sandwiches) You'll Ever Eat

A great Cubano depends on great pork, and this Cuban pork recipe is just as perfect on its own as it is stuffed into a classic Cuban sandwich. Summer is still with us, but autumn will soon be in the...
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Really Good Cuban Cookbook?

ninrn
by ninrn 15 days ago

Hello, Can anyone recommend an excellent Cuban cookbook? I saw a couple at a bookstore that had gorgeous photos, but they seemed to focus mostly on cultural commentary and restaurantish recipes....

Cubanos report

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by Steve 15 years ago

I was completely unprepared for how much I enjoyed Cubanos in Silver Spring. Though it was not perfect, one of the most enjoyable meals I've had in a very long time. As a former Miamian, I can te...

Cuban Black Beans and Yellow Rice

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by kendunn 1 year ago

So this should be easy, right? We were in St Pete and went to the Floridian for a Cuban and beans and rice. How they made rice and beans so great is beyond me as it seemed to just be rice, beans,...

Cuban coffee- how to get in US outside of south Florida...

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by Clarkafella 10 years ago

Greetings! Don't know if this is the correct place for this, but here goes. I'm a big fan of Cuban coffee- the kind that you get at the walk-up windows in various restaurants in Miami. Unfortuna...

St Pete Beach

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by vtdonof 1 year ago

I’d love any advice about where to eat in St Pete Beach. We’re looking for local, fresh food and we’re not too interested in anything upscale. Ideally looking for fresh fish and/or great Cuban. Cur...

Adventurous Philly foodies going to Miami for 5 days: recs anywhere in the area please

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by middleagedfoodie 1 year ago

We have a reservation at Kyo and we're considering Niu in downtown area. We'll have a car, so we're not limited. Our friend who lives on Adventure Island says we need to try Fiorito in Little Haiti...

Table Talk with Liza Gershman of Cuban Flavor: Exploring the Island's Unique Places, People, and Cuisine

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 1 year ago

We’re happy to host Liza Gershman for this edition of Table Talk. An award-winning photographer and accomplished writer, with a Master's Degree in English & American Literature, and a photograp...

Cuban Bread in Dallas

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by sike101 5 years ago

Hey, can anyone tell me where I can pick up some Cuban bread for Cuban sandwiches in Dallas? By the way, had the Cuban at C Señor! Was excellent, will definitely try the mahi sandwich next time I'm...

Cubano!

LotusRapper
by LotusRapper 1 year ago

Was chatting with an acquaintance yesterday about jazz and stuff. Conversation strayed to Cuban jazz and foods. He mentioned there's a new Cuban resto on The Drive, next to Bandidas, called Varader...

Rumba Cuban Kitchen, Windsor

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by tom246 5 years ago

Only been here once but that time the Cubano sandwich was excellent. All the ingredients in just the right proportion and the crispy bread it came on is made fresh every day. Only open a couple ...

Any good new Pompano Beach restaurants

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by dcbbq 2 years ago

We'll be in Pompano Beach for a few nights in early February. The existing posts are pretty old, and I saw a 2015 article in the Broward New Times that there had been a lot of activity there recen...

Does anyone have a recipe for the garlic marinade from Versailles Cuban restaurant (Los Angeles area)?

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by rhgindc 12 years ago

They call it the "Versailles Mojo". It's basically a citrusy garlic marinade sauce. If not the exact recipe, an approximate version would be fine. Here's the restaurant's link: http://versai...

Best mojo marinade?

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by rexmo 14 years ago

Are the major brands (Goya, etc.) adequate, or should I be asking to get some at the local Cuban restaurants?

Flan, Light and Airy

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by sarosenthall 2 years ago

just returned from Cuba, and ended up tasting a LOT of flan for dessert at different restaurants. The best one we had was light and airy, compared to others which were heavier and denser. Wonderin...

Cubanissimo Cuban Food Truck | Paso - SLO - Santa Maria - Lompoc

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Cubanissimo launched its food truck a little over a year ago. It's been on my radar, and finally the truck's schedule and mine coincided for me to catch up with it last month at one of its regular ...

Bread for Cubanos in San Francisco

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by floraf 2 years ago

Hi everyone! I am having a Cuban sandwich party this weekend and I cannot find Cuban bread anywhere. Do you have any recommendations on where I can find similar bread? I read conflicting informa...

Two sisters in Chicago

walkoffdinner
by walkoffdinner 2 years ago

We will be in the Chicago area, thinking Wicker Park but open to other suggestions, in late June for 3 days. Took note of green apples itinerary. My sister is not necessarily a foodie but she ...

Colada Shop in Sterling and DC - Report

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by Steve 2 years ago

I tried out the Sterling location for their empanadas, croquetas, a cubano, and a couple of desserts. The great news is that the empanadas are the bomb. They are small but awesome. Probably ma...

Best Cuban Sandwich

Tom Steele
by Tom Steele 2 years ago

Anyone know where I can get a great Cuban sandwich in Manhattan--preferably in the East or West Village? The best place on East 13th Street is LONG gone, and nothing I've found has come close.

What (moderately priced) Cuban rum to buy in Cuba?

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 3 years ago

My mother is spending the next couple of weeks in Cuba, and has said she'll bring me back some rum. One bottle, and she will probably not want to spend more than, say, US$25-30. I don't have person...