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Bronx Eats: A Few Steps from Yankee Stadium, Pernil Sandwich and Tostones at Molino Rojo

New York Chris E. Crowley Post a comment

The food at Molino Rojo, a Dominican steamtable conveniently located right off the 161st Street stop, won't blow you away. But you will leave satisfied, so long as you order right. And for those running late to the game, for whom a diversion up to Nano Billiards would prove too time consuming, Molino offers a decent alternative. More

Bronx Eats: Dominican Street Snacks on Webster Avenue, Belmont

New York Chris E. Crowley 3 comments

These simple, satisfying street snacks from a Dominican cart near the Bronx Zoo are a big step up from your average empanada slinger found on streets throughout the borough's southern reaches. More

Latin American Cuisine: Patacónes con Hogao (Fried Plantains with Tomato-onion Sauce)

Latin Cuisine J. Kenji López-Alt 11 comments

I can't get enough of plantains, which is a good thing because Colombians eat them by the mocilla-ful. Over the course of this series, they'll show up in multiple forms. Black-skinned and sweet, roasted with guava paste and cheese, green-skinned and starchy, boiled into a thick soup, or shaped into cups and filled with ceviche. This week, however, we're talking patacones, which, depending on exactly where you are, are also called tostones. More

Patacones Con Hogao (Colombian-style Fried Plantains with Tomato-onion Sauce)

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt Post a comment

[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] Note: It's not necessary to peel or seed the tomatoes if you don't mind skin and seeds in your finished sauce. About the author: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt is the Chief Creative Officer of Serious Eats where... More

Fried Plantains with Black Beans, Roasted Poblanos, Avocado, and Pickled Red Onion

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[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] About the author: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt is the Managing Editor of Serious Eats where he likes to explore the science of home cooking in his weekly column The Food Lab. You can follow him at @thefoodlab... More

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