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POTATO BALL (PAPA RELLENA)

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Mike M Mar 10, 2009 10:59 AM

Missing my favorite cuban bakery, Portos, in Los Angeles. Anyone know anyplace in NYC that has potato balls or other cuban bakery goods?

  1. rteplow Mar 11, 2009 05:29 AM

    I've enjoyed the papa rellena at Flor de Mayo (2 locations: Amsterdam near 83rd St. & Broadway near 101st). It's not served "dry", though. If I remember correctly, it has a sauce that you could probably have on the side.

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      Pan Mar 11, 2009 11:29 AM

      For the record, Flor de Mayo is Peruvian.

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      banjolinana Mar 10, 2009 01:34 PM

      I don't know about other cuban bakery goods but Sophie's (it's a Cuban take out/eat in chain around the city) definitely has papa rellenas and pretty good empanadas in my opinion (try the meat one -- it's juicy and stuffed with meat, green olives and plump raisins.)

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