Day: September 20, 2021

23 Traditional Hispanic Foods Most Americans Don’t Know About (But Should)

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Mexican food is so popular in the United States that tacos and salsa are as ubiquitous as hamburgers and ketchup. But there’s a huge amount of other Hispanic food to explore, from lesser-known regional Mexican specialties to stews developed on a Chilean archipelago and everything in between. Here are traditional foods from Spanish-speaking countries you probably don’t know about, but will want to try ASAP.

Related: 11 Top Latin American Restaurants Across the U.S.

pupusas on plate with slaw and red sauce

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Origin: El Salvador
A pupusa is a thick, round cake made of corn masa flour and cooked on a griddle. They’re eaten without

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Garlic Mashed Potatoes Secret Recipe

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New restaurants in Phoenix, Mesa and Ahwatukee to try in September

The strip mall dining scene in greater Phoenix got even better with newly opened restaurants adding Filipino barbecue, Bangkok street food and Chesapeake Bay blue crabs to the menu. 

Two of the venues let you get up close and personal with your food. In Phoenix, grill your own Filipino barbecue skewers over a repurposed Korean barbecue grill. And in Ahwatukee, crack into steamed Maryland crab flow in fresh from the Chesapeake Bay. 

Over in Mesa, Jinnathip Phuprasert, the new owner of Thai Food Corner has transformed the neighborhood Thai restaurant into a beacon of Bangkok street foods, serving the likes

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Soul food coming to the Maine Mall

Shoppers at the Maine Mall in South Portland are used to grabbing a burger, a smoothie or a chocolate chip cookie at the food court. Soon they’ll be able to sit down with a plate full of fried chicken, collard greens, mac-and-cheese and corn bread, then finish up with peach cobbler.

The owner of Soul Food Paradise, a Portland takeout restaurant now operating out of Fork Food Lab in Portland, has signed a three-year lease with the Maine Mall food court and will be moving his business into the spot formerly occupied by national chain Arby’s.

Martin Beavers prepares soul

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