Among the poems about common things Pablo Neruda wrote during his lifetime are a number of odes to food: “Ode to the Artichoke,” “Ode to Tomatoes,” “Ode to Conger Chowder.” But somehow, the Chilean Nobel laureate forgot to write an ode to one of his country’s most ubiquitous signature dishes. Not only are baked and […]
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Ponder the fruit pie and devour the pastries at Pizza y Pan Pa’ Ya.
Lakeview’s tiny empanada emporium goes for big flavor in Hot Doug’s former digs.
Come for the Cuban, come back for the empanadas
New rule: all beef empanadas should contain olives and raisins
Three Argentines plan to launch an empanada food truck. Plus: the Trencherman, Taco Joint, and more.
Disappointment at the Cuban restaurant Amira’s Trio
Cuban sandwich shop Con Sabor Cubano has expanded its menu.