Posts Tagged ‘Dominican Cuisine’

In Washington Heights, 72-Year-Old Nidia Rivera Has Built an Habichuelas Con Dulce Empire | Remezcla

In Washington Heights, 72-Year-Old Nidia Rivera Has Built an Habichuelas Con Dulce Empire | Remezcla

Written by Yara Simón With what seems like a permanent line at 182nd Street and St. Nicholas, it’s obvious that Nidia Rivera’s culinary prowess draws a crowd. And though her skills aren’t exactly a secret, many who frequent her shop may be too busy savoring spoonfuls of her delectable habichuelas con dulce to know how […]


Uptown Eats: The Best Cuban Sandwich In Washington Heights…

Uptown Eats: The Best Cuban Sandwich In Washington Heights...

The best Cuban Sandwich in Washington Heights! #LaFloridita #washhts #nyc http://t.co/2neDVOSCbw — Led Black (@Led_Black) July 17, 2013 Okay folks, before we get to where you can have the best Cuban Sandwich in Washington Heights, I thought it would be useful to provide a handy guide to finding and then devouring an authentic Cuban Sandwich. […]


Time Travel Tuesdays: Dominican Culture – Uptown in the Caribbean | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: Dominican Culture - Uptown in the Caribbean | NY Times

By SETH KUGEL Published: October 28, 2007 NEW YORK doesn’t look like the Caribbean, and this time of year it doesn’t feel much like it either. But decades of immigration have brought an undeniable Caribbean undercurrent to the city. And no country has sent more of its rhythm or soul here in recent decades than […]


Time Travel Tuesdays: Dominican Restaurants: A New Beat in Nueva York | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: Dominican Restaurants: A New Beat in Nueva York | NY Times

By DAISANN McLANE Published: May 27, 1992 TEMPTATION, not rice and beans, is the specialty of New York City’s flourishing new Dominican restaurants. At El Lina in Inwood, seductive aromas billow from the door, making the unassuming diner a cinch to find. Step down from the No. 1 train at the 207th Street station, then […]


DR Travelogue: The Magnificent Mangu

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) MANGU! The very word makes me and countless other Quisqueyanos salivate. For those that don’t know, mangu is the Dominican breakfast par excellence. Mangu is basically boiled, mashed green plantains with olive oil and a few others ingredients but that description doesn’t properly convey the magic of this staple of Dominican […]


The Search For The Perfect Maduro – Tipico Dominicano

Locating the best home cooked meal without cooking or being at home By Briana E. Heard Located on 177th and Broadway, this Tipico Dominicano Restaurant was actually the first place I went to eat in my newfound neighborhood in what seems like now, so many years ago. At the time I ordered a completely sufficient […]


The Search For The Perfect Maduro – Marisco Centro

Locating the best home cooked meal without cooking or being at home BY Briana E. Heard For my second review I sampled a local eatery by the name of Marisco Center. An especially interesting choice for me, as I am not a seafood fan. My fellow diner made the selection and I, feeling unlike myself, […]


Lessons on Becoming the Perfect Woman

Words & photography by Briana E. Heard I was raised to be a self sufficient, independent woman. I paid for my own education; I work fifteen jobs to support my travels, and I virtually never ask for help. For the past decade or so, I thought these characteristics made me a desirable partner, more than just […]


El Malecon – A Dominican Cuisine Machine

El Malecon - A Dominican Cuisine Machine

BY Led Black  (@Led_Black) El Malecon (4141 Broadway at 175th St) is a machine. I mean that in a good way, as in El Malecon is an efficient and delicious Dominican cuisine machine. Great food, great service with a healthy measure of good old Dominican hospitality to match. What more could you ask for? In […]

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