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Cuy - guinea pig?

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Lochina May 1, 2013 01:02 PM

I'm trying to track down some Ecuadorian cuy and not having much luck--most of the restos listed on the internet as serving it are saying they don't anymore. anyone have any current spots that serve cuy, even a street vendor? Thanks!

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    queensj RE: Lochina May 1, 2013 08:36 PM

    Urubamba, a Peruvian place in Jackson Heights has it as a special sometimes. I would call them to find out.

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      chiefofeating RE: Lochina May 8, 2013 03:59 PM

      I've seen cuy roasting on spits at food carts in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
      They seemed to be huddled in the area of Perimeter Road & Pacific Avenue, if you want to check it out on Google Maps. It's a large park, so mapping it out is a good idea.
      I was there on a hot summer day, so you may have to wait a few weeks before they're out there.

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