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The Lost World – Cuba Dinner at Hotel St. Germain

IMG_2187by Ernest A. Hemingway

It is cool on the first real fall evening of the year. Couples mingle on the patio unworried that they might stench of the sweat of July in Dallas. All thoughts of cholera are banished. Debonaire waiters in dark suits and ties perform their unscripted ritual of delivering food to an apprehensive hoard. Sometimes in the night we hear the buzzing of mosquitoes, also contemplating their evening repast. Will it be the scrawny bicep of an ageing dowager or the juicy fullness of a young twenty something?

Appetizer is served. A hundred shrimp die. Few will realize how appreciative their conquerors were of their succulence, their insouciant brininess. Their refusal to subdue in the face of chiles combined as a sauce might be noted in dispatches in a more honorable era.     Continue reading

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Isaac Rousso To Open Fast Casual Cuban Restaurant In Dallas

fairby Steven Doyle

I didn’t want to bury the story that Isaac Rousso gave us on yesterday’s craveRADIO show. While discussing his many ventures, including the State Fair, his food truck, and now the Draught House during Addison’s Oktoberfest, he leaked out the fact that he will actually be opening a fast casual Cuban restaurant and is currently looking for a space somewhere in Dallas.

Soon you will have those amazing Cuban sandwiches every day.

God bless you, Isaac.

 

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