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ISO Guinea Pig, South American Style

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mgoh Jun 1, 2011 12:33 PM

Would anyone know if there is a restaurant, chef or home cook in the area who serves cuy, or guinea pig? Thanks for any info.

  1. crosby_p Jun 2, 2011 08:52 AM

    they used to serve it at El Riconcito Peruviano (I"m sure I'm spelling it wrong) on S. Ann Street, but sadly they're out of business....

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      4X4 Jun 2, 2011 04:59 AM

      I'm really tempted to post a Jersey Shore joke, but I'll be good. :)

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        MDBBQFiend Jun 1, 2011 03:10 PM

        I've been told that this place in Wheaton, MD will prepare cuy if prior arrangements are made:

        Cabanita Restaurant
        11305 Elkin St, Wheaton, MD 20902
        Telephone: (301) 942-8691

        I've haven't eaten there so I can't be positive of this.

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        1. re: MDBBQFiend
          KWagle Jun 2, 2011 02:38 AM

          I've heard of places in Queens which have it, but nothing in Boston or DC. I haven't actually tracked down the NYC sources, yet.

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