A Puerto Rican chef settles down in Queens
Location: NY-New York City
Story Date: 5/7/2019
Publisher: The New York Times
Author: Pete Wells
It is true that the bacalaitos at the Freakin Rican in Astoria, Queens, are not quite as big around as the ones you will see browning in veritable caldrons of oil over wood fires at kiosks scattered along the beach road in Piñones, outside San Juan. These flattened cod fritters are the size of pie plates in Puerto Rico, while in Queens they are roughly the diameter of a coffee can.
Place Category: Food & Drink
Story Category: Review of a Place