The Classic Cuba Libre

What do you think of when you think of Cuba? I think for most Americans it’s old cars, beautiful beaches, colonial architecture, and a mysterious flow of energy, dance, music, and life that seems to be lacking in here in the U.S. I would argue that this idea misses some of the complexity of Cuban life […]

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Cuban Coffee: Breakfast Fuel of the People

I was sitting in the apartment at Zanja and Campanario, at the wooden table in the kitchen.  That table had seen a lot in its many years occupying its current space, and in those spaces that it graced, even before this apartment building was built by my future father-in-law.  Its white lace tablecloth had been tattered and resewn […]

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