The latest branch of this sprawling Dominican chain is conveniently located near Inwood Hill Park, making it the perfect place for a post-hike pit stop. The Latin Caribbean fare has plenty of zing too, from the humble Cuban sandwich layered with roast pork, ham, and molten cheese to the thick and assertive beef-tripe soup to bigger feeds such as roast chicken-tender as all get-out-and a goat stew that features big, gravy-dabbed chunks poured over rice and pigeon peas. The heart of the menu is the plate of steamed yucca irrigated with garlic vinegar and topped with pickled purple onions.
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