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Victor’s Café—Quite Simply the Best

Victor’s Café—Quite Simply the Best

In 1957 Victor Del Corral left Cuba with his family and headed to New York with one very specific goal, to establish a Cuban restaurant in the heart of New York City—and in 1963 that is exactly what he did. Originally located on Columbus Avenue and 71st Street, they very rapidly became one of the […]

| February 17, 2013
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Don Pedro’s-The Best Latin in Manhattan

Don Pedro’s-The Best Latin in Manhattan

Don Pedro’s is a little gem tucked away (literally these days due to the Second Avenue subway construction) on 2nd Avenue and 96th Street that offers fantastic “Euro-Caribbean” fare. Known as “The Best Latin in Manhattan,” this Upper East Side treasure delivers classic Latin dishes inspired by culinary favorites from Cuba, Puerto Rico and The […]

| December 24, 2012
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Havana Style In Times Square

Havana Style In Times Square

A cool evening and a hunger for something ethnic brought me to Times Square to dabble in the new fall menu selections of Havana Central Restaurant & Bar. The brainchild of restaurateur Jeremy Merrin delivered a stimulating experience that is sure to be appreciated for years to come by the many tourists, businesspeople and culinary […]

| September 30, 2012
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Cafecito

Cafecito

Cuba Raises It’s Flag in Alphabet City An unassuming Wednesday night brought me down to the East Village of New York City—the mission—Cuban Food. The result—a night that will forever live in my heart as THE NIGHT that I discovered Cuban food for the first time. As a writer who considers myself fairly well traveled, […]

| September 11, 2012