The Power of The Platano – A Dominican Staple

The Power of The Platano A cheap, delicious, and versatile Dominican staple Skip to: What Does Platano Power Mean? What is a Plantain? Health Benefits of Plantain Tasty Plantain Recipe Ideas What Does Platano Power Mean? Just as Popeye loves his spinach, Dominicans love their platanos. If you are at all familiar with Dominican culture […]

Typical Dominican Food and Its Secret Ingredient

Typical Dominican Food and It’s Secret Ingredient How to make typical Dominican Food Typical Dominican Food uses fresh oregano, cilantro, and other spices that grow wild around the country. These ingredients contribute to the yummy aromas and delicious flavors you’ll encounter.  Ask any Dominican what the number one ingredient is and they’ll say  it is amor […]

Cabarete Eats: Vagamundo Coffee and Waffles

Cabarete Eats: Vagamundo Coffee and Waffles Delicious and unique food with a good cause Coffee and waffles (and great wifi) is the perfect combination, so how about a café focused on serving just that! Vagamundo Coffee & Waffles is the new restaurant on the block but has already earned an exceptional reputation. Located just opposite […]

Dominican Recipes: Lechosa Batida, Guacamole, Pollo Guisado

Dominican Recipes Lechosa Batida, Guacamole, Pollo Guisado One of the best parts about traveling to another country is all the fantastic new kinds of food you can try. Cabarete is no exception. The tropical fruit is so fresh and delicious you will wonder how you ever lived without it. There are tons of great places […]

Cabarete Eats: Ali’s Surf Camp

Cabarete Eats: Ali’s Surf Camp Find out Ali’s Surf Camps menu, opening times and locations Under a huge cana roof, directly on the edge of El Choco National Park’s lagoon, hidden in the back of Ali’s Surf Camp is one of the most suggested restaurants in Cabarete. The name is Ali’s Restaurant believe it or […]

Say NO To Lobster March 1st through June 30th

Say NO To Lobster March 1st through June 30th Learn more about lobster season and why it’s important From March 1st to June 30th Lobster Season in the Caribbean, including the Dominican Republic, is closed. The ban applies specifically to the spiny lobster, spotted spiny lobster, spiny rock lobster, and spiny lobster mom. Due to […]