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Who eats using sterling silver flatware at home each and every day?

Yes, we do, always and wouldn't have it any other way.

May 17, 2011
NilsaG in Not About Food

PuertoRican in Chicago?

May St Café- is pretty good Nuevo Latino no pasteles
Coco-. Nuevo Latino w/ Puerto Rican influence (great live music and dancing.)
Café Bolero- Good cuban I also like Café LaGuardia
Café Calao-- great bakery and café shop excellent café con leche
Rumba – Nuevo Latino and some emapanadas (no pasteles )

La Bruquena-- not fancy but yes you will find great no frills traditional Puerto Ricans dishes, pasteles, empanadas, bacalaitos, alcapurrias, relleons, lechon….
Borinquen Restaurant – also not fancy but authentic Puerto Rican dishes indeed-- try the Jibarito
Sabor Latino- Easy take-out-- pasteles

Fellow Puerto Rican Foodie

Apr 22, 2008
NilsaG in Chicago Area

Coconut Tres Leches Cake

This recipe with the omission of the powdered sugar is the Puerto Rican version of Tres Leches. It’s a wonderful recipe a big hit with all coconut lovers. Thanks for sharing great job.

Jan 09, 2008
NilsaG in Recipes