2000 Travel News ArchiveTravel

Winners of the Sancocho Festival

The winners of the First Sancocho Festival held to honor the national dish, a stew, are the following: Sancocho de Habichuelas (beans), Hotel Cacao Beach, Las Terrenas. Sancocho de Guandules (guandules), Restaurante La Piedra, Barahona Sancocho de Siete Carnes (seven meats): Hotel Puerto Plata Village. The organizers of the event, invite all to the "Soncocho," a night of "son" music and delicious stew at the Fortaleza Ozama of the Colonial City. Saturday, 9 December. Fortaleza Ozama, 6 pm. Tickets: RD$100. They are for sale at the Listin Diario, Musicalia, Librería La Trinitaria, Anthony’s in Plaza Central. For more information, call 732-0046 and 567-2069. (6 December 2000)