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Caracas Arepa Bar

I discovered arepa’s when I first moved to New York. I spotted them in the grocery store and of course they looked good and they had cheese. Cheese? Oh, you’re coming home with me. I’ve been hooked ever since. I wasn’t sure of the traditional way of how to prepare them, so I put them directly on the fire and they got a nice char on them. This worked for me and I found them delicious. I highly recommend checking out an arepa if you happen to be in a Spanish restaurant and they are on the menu. They are not like what you will buy in the grocery store so you must experience them in a traditional way. Recently a very dear friend was in New York and she introduced me to Caracas Arepa Bar in the village. How I was unaware of this place I’ll never know. Every time I have visited Caracas Arepa Bar since, it’s packed, no matter the time. For good reason too. It’s awesome! It’s a tiny little place …