Is New York’s Momofuku Milk Bar Ready For El Mago De Las Fritas?

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Is Momofuku Milk Bar ready for El Mago De Las Fritas? Oh yes, you definitely read right…..The Magic Box from El Mago de las Fritas‘ will be making an appearance this weekend (Sat June 20th & Sun June 21st) at the Momofuku Milk Bar in Williamsburg (Brooklyn). Here is New York’s opportunity to try El […]

El Rey de las Fritas Featured In Garden & Gun

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If you snapped up the June/July 2015 issue of Garden and Gun Magazine you’ll find a story about local mini chain and local heroes, El Rey de las Fritas written by John T. Edge. El señor Edge chose a great title for the story too, “Miami’s contribution to burger culture, the frita may not have […]

Alberto Cabrera Cooking With El Mago De Las Fritas Wednesday June 12th

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Chef Alberto Cabrera of Bread + Butter (or Pan con Mantequilla for you Cubanazo types) was a little disappointed that I had not invited him to be part of the Frita Feast at the beginning of National Hamburger Month. What he didn’t know is that there was a good reason for that. I knew that […]

Frita Cubana Is Still Available In Cuba

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I’m always digging through archives trying to find information about not only old Burger Joints but the Frita Cubana. One of the mysteries of the Frita Cubana is when exactly did it disappear from Cuba? I found this El Nuevo Herald article (Vuelven a saborearse en La Habana las inolvidables fritas by Wilfredo Cancio Isla) from […]

Ballistic BBQ’s Cuban Hamburger Recipe: Frita Cubana Recipe

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The minute I heard, “My own take on this Burger” I knew he had not eaten a Frita Cubana before. It’s OK because he seems to be on the right path with this recipe and to be honest, the end result looks delicious. Watch & Cook: Ballistic BBQ Facebook: Ballistic BBQ Twitter: @Griller 4547

Easy To Get Hooked On Savory Fritas Story From June 1984

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It is easy to get hooked on the savory Frita, Barbar Gutierrez was right. Back on June 13, 1984 this story ran in the Miami Herald. It’s one of the stories I used for reference when I wrote “Let me tell you about the Frita” for edible South Florida in 2011 (Pages 1-2 and 3). […]

You know what’s really good? The Mini Fritas at Sergio’s

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You know what’s really good? The Mini Fritas at Sergio’s. I love the Croquetas at Sergio’s and now I can add their Mini Fritas to my love list. These 3 or 4 bite Fritas come on fresh little rolls with the just fried papa juliannas (Julienne Potatoes), diced raw Onions and Ketchup. It can be […]

La Frita Queen in Homestead, Florida – CLOSED

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Answer: La Frita Queen Question: What is the farthest location south in Florida you can find a Frita? I’ve finally got an answer for that question. La Frita Queen opened up in Homestead this weekend. Originally, La Frita Queen was a Food Truck (really a trailer). She may have done one or two gigs before […]

Ever Wondered What The Frita Stands Of Cuba Looked Like?

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My lifelong Frita obsession knows no bounds. I’m always constantly searching for new tidbits of info about the Frita by asking any folks with ties to 1950s and 1960s Cuba. The one thing I’ve never come across is a picture of an actual cart that sold Fritas back in the day, no one seems to […]