Latin America & Caribbean

If you want to discuss food in Latin America or the Caribbean, use this tag. We also have Location tags for each of the countries in those regions, which you can browse here.

Latinx- and Hispanic-Owned Culinary Businesses to Support Right Now

National Hispanic Heritage Month has just begun, and with it comes the opportunity to support a slew of small, culinary-minded businesses around the country. Below you’ll find some of our favorites...

Bound For Santiago, Chile... ideas???

by erica 2 months ago

Staying at The Singular and have one dinner included..where else to eat..points for walking distance. Not too interested in Borago after reading about price and food, not in that order. Also, a...

'Fritay Lakay' at Minis Latin Fusion, New Rochelle...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

It was the first time I tried this dish. It is a mainstay in Haitian/Caribbean cuisine and it has been added the the fusion menu at Minis. According to proprietor Nicole Pirraglia-Piparo, the idea ...


by Gurman2020 1 year ago

Going in December with kids, any intersting places to eat that are casual and not breaking wallet but great

Street Food: Latin America (Netflix)

by thegforceny 1 year ago

Watch this wonderful (short) series. If you’ve travelled throughout this diverse region, it will make you miss the delicias you’ve had. If you haven’t, you’ll be planning your next trip.

Buenos aires best steak house

by josephml1 8 years ago

I know this is a tricky question because everyone have their own favorite. But I am looking for the best one, a cheap one and buffet style one. Personal opinions are welcome. also like a most...

Chile: Chef René Moncayo's salsa renehonaise

by KansasKate 10 years ago

I saw a reference to a seafood sauce made by Chilean chef René Moncayo in 2001. Called "renehonaise" it's made from mayo, red wine and olive oil. I've tried googling in both English and Spanish...

El Salvador

by catface1 6 years ago

While on vacation we ate and loved a corn based pancake that was fried and sweet. I have searched several websites and have not found a recipe if you could help that would be great.

Beach Eats on Grand Cayman

by Girl Friday 5 years ago

Looking for casual beach dive style restaurants on Cayman. We have kids and love the casual feel of beach restaurants we have been to other islands. I gather they are hard to come by in Grand Cayma...

Where do the locals eat in San Juan?

by CindyJ 4 years ago

We'll be spending 2 weeks in Puerto Rico, the majority of our time in San Juan. I'd love to hear about some of the restaurants the locals enjoy. Good food is important; fine dining not so much (we...

Recs in San Juan, St. Maarteen & St. Kitts

by cincodemayo1 7 years ago

The fiancée and I can't take off a lot of time for a big honeymoon so we're doing a 7-day Royal Caribbean cruise out of Ft. Lauderdale. We're from South Florida, so no need for recs there, but we'r...

Anything new in Bermuda?

by LulusMom 2 years ago

This is my annual plea for intel on good places to eat in Bermuda. Last year we found Village Pantry, which we liked a lot. We end up eating a lot of meals at Swizzle Inn, as we stay very near it. ...

Grand Cayman

by dcbbq 3 years ago

We're headed to grand Cayman for my first trip, and it looks like Chowhound posts are almost all from 6 or more years ago. We'll be 4 adults (one gluten avoider but not fanatical) and a so-far ver...

Tallow vs Lard

by borisabrams 2 years ago

Hey! So i saw Epic's Grass Fed Tallow in a store and was intrigued by it. Online it seems that neither tallow nor lard have any real taste and can be used interchangeable. Does the same rin...

BVI recs - cheap eats to date night

by georgeanna 2 years ago

Can anyone offer an update on BVI recommendations? We're bare boating for 10 days. Will have two nights aboard in Road Town, where we'll definitely eat out. Beyond that, we're unscheduled and open ...

Help - vegetarian food in Buenos Aires??

by yvettem 6 years ago

Hi there! I'm staying in the Palermo neighbourhood of buenos aires in December. I'm wondering if anyone can provide some advice as to restaurants that would have vegetarian options. I'm vegetarian ...

Bermuda Rent A Chef?

by wmp 10 years ago

We will be going to Bermuda for the first time - 2 families with kids from ages 9 - 19. We would like to hire a chef for an evening to cook for us at the house we have rented - any suggestions? ...

Bermuda: Portuguese food? Good casual food?

by HaveSpoonWillCook 2 years ago

Hi fellow Chowhounders, happy to be visiting Bermuda next week! Does anybody have any recommendations for good Portuguese food? Also good not too greasy casual food or cool food stores? I understan...

Puerto Rico: Santurce market?

by sarosenthall 2 years ago

Years ago, I read a Gourmet article in which the chef Alberto Ayala raved about the pique sauce he buys (in reused rum bottles) from a stand in the Santurce market in San Juan. (Stand is described ...

Who has Recent experience in CUBA?

by ChristianW 3 years ago

Travel in Cuba is now possible, albeit a hurdle or two. There doesn't seem to much recent chatter about anything Cuban here on the Chow. I am reaching out for Chowhound suggestions.

Cartagena Colombia Trip Report Feb 2019

by kroghj1 3 years ago

The postings on Cartagena are a little light so my wife and I figured we would contribute our findings from a recent 5 night trip to Cartagena Colombia. We found it very easy to eat well here wi...