As a vegetarian from India, Mexican food is the closest to real food – cooked beans and rice with sautéed onions/peppers. It’s my go to cuisine when I don’t want Indian but need a filling meal.
Few months ago I tried Peruvian, similar to Mexican and flavored like Indian food, it was a delicious meal. A few weeks back I tried Cuban food. And it was good.
Restaurant: Cafecito in alphabet city
Pictured above was called the Playa Varadaro Entrada – I have no idea what that means is a plate of:
- Sweet potato hash Browns
- Mixed greens
Being the Indian that I am, I ordered a side of pickled onions. The combination was filling.
Another side that caught my attention was the creamy corn salsa:
Our appetizers were Plantains (fried bananas):