Today’s $25 and Under column in the New York Times focuses on a Venezuelan fried green plantain sandwich that looks and sounds suspiciously like the jibaro, which as most everyone knows was kinda, sorta, maybe invented here in 1993 by Juan C. Figueroa, the owner of Humboldt Park’s Borinquen Restaurant. According to reporter Dave Cook the patacón Maracucho hails from Maracaibo.