Cuban Archive

What’s BuHi Eating? – Fall 2012

Cut straight from a whole pig marinated in mojo criollo, crispy, sticky skin still attached...

What’s in My Pantry?

Pantries are meant to be cleaned out occasionally. Old, stale ingredients have to go, some items need to be used before they expire and some staple items just need to …

The Map

I’ve been promising this for a long time – so here’s the first draft. This is by no means a comprehensive listing of places to eat on Buford Highway, but …

La Chiquita Mic

Admit it – you’re glad I go into these places. Even though I’m not quite sure why I do it, I’m glad I do, because it often leads to something …

Cafe Versailles

You know, I’ve been holding back my opinions on the blog a bit lately, because sometimes, being a “food guy” (again, do not EVER call me a “foodie”) gets to …

El Palacio de los Jugos

A recent weekend in Miami resulted in a whirlwind tour of Cuban food, in restaurants, fruterias and home cooked. As I’d never had a “true” Cuban sandwich – only what …

Degustar in Pictures

From the pictures, you’d be excused for thinking this was a Peruvian festival. This just happened to be my first time trying food from Machu Picchu in more than 15 …

Crazy Cuban – D’oh!

I’ve learned that the rule of thumb in ordering a Cuban sandwich us to ask the provenance of the bread used in the making of your sandwich. Even if you’re …

Pan American Bakery

You’ve got to love a good pun – especially one that works all the angles: “Pan American Bakery”. Get it? It’s a Colombian bakery (South American), but it’s in the …

Mussels with Garlic & Mirin

HX and I stopped by Super H Mart in Duluth after spending the day at Malaysia Fest (only 2 blocks off Buford Highway). A run through the seafood department …