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Cafe Mofongo Brings More Dominican to 8th Ave

Gotta love working on 8th. As far as the food hell of Midtown goes, we’re the scrappy underdog. The tourist crap doesn’t kick in until you get to the 40s, so while there’s not as much in food truck options and a lot of long-timer places that come and stay, you get gems every now and then. Two of those gems are the greats of Dominican elevator shaft cuisine, but there’s a third diadem in the crown now. A fine member of the vast Midtown Lunch clandestine operations group readership clued us in to Cafe Mofongo, which quietly opened just off of 8th on 39th, and I’m all about another cheap, real, and tasty Latin restaurant to compete with the elevator empire.
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