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The Docsconz Top 25 Restaurant Meals of 2012

For the past few years, at the end of each year,  I have composed a list of my favorite restaurant meals of of that year. Obviously, this is a totally subjective list based upon my experience at the time and [...]

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Cucharamama – Maricel Presilla’s South American Shining Star

Cucharamama is not a large restaurant. Neither is Zafra, 2012 JBF Best Chef Atlantic winner Maricel Presilla‘s other restaurant located a block away in Hoboken, NJ, but her cooking packs a large punch of flavor – flavor that is well [...]

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Jamaica Cocktails

I was recently reading Harold McGee’s The Curious Cook column in the New York Times on cold infusions, and my eyes dilated when he mentioned a recipe from Maricel Presilla for making a cold infused Agua Fresca de Jamaica, the [...]

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Cucharamama – Pan-Latino Brunch in Hoboken

Though the cooking of Mexico plays at most a minimal part on the menu of Cucharamama, there are a number of similarities between this restaurant and Topolobampo/Frontera Grill in Chicago starting with the Chef-restaurateurs, Maricel Presilla and Rick Bayless. Both [...]

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