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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...

Babaloo Cuban Cafe | Seaside - Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

On Friday I headed to Babaloo Cuban Cafe on its two-month anniversary. The owner, Gladys Parada, operated a lunch truck that I never managed to try, and finally opened this sunny cafe at The Press ...

La Bodeguita Del Medio recipe for Masitas

by squinones 1 month ago

Hi there, I'm sure this is a long shot, but I thought I might have a chance getting some leads for this recipe from this wonder community. We love La Bodeguita Del Medio in Palo Alto and their ...

Really Good Cuban Cookbook?

by ninrn 9 months 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

by Steve 16 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

by kendunn 2 years 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...

by Clarkafella 11 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

by vtdonof 2 years 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

by middleagedfoodie 2 years 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 2 years 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

by sike101 6 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...


by LotusRapper 2 years 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

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

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)?

by rhgindc 13 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?

by rexmo 15 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

by sarosenthall 3 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 3 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

by floraf 3 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

by walkoffdinner 3 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

by Steve 3 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...