Rating quipes in the Dominican Republic


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Feb 20, 2019

In the late 1890s and early 1900s dozens of immigrants from Lebanon brought their cuisine to the Dominican Republic. Today, hummus, tabbouleh and kibbehs are Dominican food.

Kibbehs are made here from bulgar wheat stuffed with ground beef, crab, or goat meat and onions. The trick is in the frying. The treats should never be savory and never greasy.

Acento news service did a survey asking Dominicans who made the best “quipes.” Acento lists as most popular these places for buying “quipes”:La Libanesa (Av. Gustavo Mejía Ricart, Santo Domingo) and Shish Kabab (Autopista Oscar de la Renta – El Coral, between La Romana and Punta Cana) were the most popular.

Acento also mentions kibbehs sold at Solo Pastelitos, Pastelitos Amparo in Santo Domingo; Tu Quipe in San Francisco de Macoris, La Vega and the National District; Quipes Baracoeros and Quipes Bader in Santiago. Also Quipes...

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