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Aug 11, 2010 12:58 PM

Looking for arepas or arepa flour.

Any ideas on where to get good arepas that isn't an hour's drive from the Heights? I'm also looking for arepa flour; I had a good magazine article a couple years ago on how to make them, but it said that you should have the special flour, which I think would be finer than mas harina.

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  1. I've seen frozen (Goya) arepas at the big Fiesta on Hillcroft at Bellaire and I wouldn't be surprised if they have the flour in their international section but I've never looked for it. You could try calling or try the Fiesta in the Heights or up on Fulton, is it?, the original one. Colombian restaurants do seem to be concentrated on the SW side of town, though.

    I see there's a Pollo Riko up on Airline; I think that was our first Colombian restaurant. I know some Colombian restaurants will sell their house-made arepas so you also might check there.

    Pollo Riko
    14443 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77083