The patacon Maracucho is just as luscious outside Maracaibo.
This Venezuelan sandwich, which replaces bread with twice-fried green plantain, is well-represented by a patacon de pernil (above, $4.50). It’s loaded with roast pork and adorned with a vegetable-based pink dressing inflamed with hot sauce. [read more]
In this great city of ours, one could eat a different sandwich every day of the year—so that’s what we’ll do.
Baby corn cakes used like slabs of bread for a sandwich? I’ll definitely try that. Cachapas are Venezuelan corn cake sandwiches filled with any type of meat, as well as lettuce and tomato. [read more]