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La Leña Peruvian on Junction Blvd

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Charming little grandma Peruvian restaurant:

La Leña 32-15 junction blvd 718-507-2029

didn't eat, but got an alfajor cookie to go, and it was great. Place looks great. Anyone been?

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  1. since alfajores comes in many styles, some of which i like, some of which i don't -- can you please tell me if this is the shortbread cookie with dulce de leche and powdered sugar, or the puffier kind that often has coconut on it?

    the best alfajores i've had were from a tacqueria in SF. i miss them, but have not yet found any in NY of the style i like. to my fault, i haven't searched in a few years, so i'm out of date.

    thanks,
    alekz

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    1. re: charlie_b

      this is the shortbread style, and the best lardless example I've found. Of course, everything's better with lard.

    2. Was it a ceviche looking place?

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      1. re: Jack Barber

        Could be, but ceviche's always a dissociative order. Good places make it bad, and bad places make it good.

        ciao