Archive for 'Colombian'

Colombian Empanadas at El Bochinche

The signage at El Bochinche  instantly took me back to South America.  Advertising both Mexican and Colombian food, I knew which I wanted to sample. While good tacos aren’t hard to find,  it is still the case that to get good empanadas you have to leave to confines of Center City. Read more »

Meat Stuffed Plantains at Tierra Colombiana

Photo via Cuban Food USA 

Tierra Colombiana, the less frou-frou and more distant sister to the Gayhorhood’s Mixto, serves Colombian, Ecuatorian, and Cuban food in North Philly.  It also doubles at a night club. But there was no way I was dancing after all the food I put away.  There are a lot of big plates on the menu, but my group focused on the appetizers so we had more to sample.

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La Casa de las Empanadas

While doing some Korean grocery shopping, I stumbled into Upper Darby’s latest restaurant- a Colombian spot called La Casa de las Empanadas. I love myself some empanadas, so that seemed like an appropriate casa for me to walk in to.

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