Dining Like a Dominican
Illustration/Gary Hovland
You can get great steak, Italian and other worldly cuisines in the Dominican Republic, but whenever we visit we also indulge in traditional Dominican fare.  Mangú You’ll see mangú (pronounced main-goo) on just about every breakfast menu in the Dominican Republic. We’ll admit—the beige, lumpy pile is not a looker, but this is a filling breakfast we’ve grown to love. Mangú is made from mashed, green plantains topped with vinegary red onions and is typically served with eggs. It’s an ideal way to prepare for a day of smoking cigars.  Sancocho It’s earthy, it’s elemental and it’s one of those dishes at the core of Dominican cuisine. Sancocho …
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