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    Sep 17, 2016

    We Tried Dominican Food And Realized We’ve Been Missing Out

    "I wish I was Dominican."

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    A few Latinos who had never experienced the absolute ~joy~ of Dominican food were asked to try six different dishes and ended up wondering where this wonderful food had been their whole lives.

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    First up was the famous Mangú.

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    A side dish made of mashed plantains topped with red onion that is eaten at breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

    Everyone had their own tasty interpretation. From mashed potatoes...

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    ...to rice and beans!

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    The next thing on our dish was Dominican Salami.

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    Similar to regular salami, but with ~more flavor~.

    It converted a few people...

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    ...and almost turned this into a different video topic.

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    But all in all, it was a pretty fantastic meal.

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    Next up was Morir Soñando.

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    A refreshing drink made mostly from orange juice and milk, whose name translates to "die dreaming".

    We were not expecting this...

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    ...and really couldn't believe it...

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    ...so much so that some of us were left speechless.

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    We then moved on to Sancocho.

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    A stew made up of meat, vegetables, yucca, and plantains.

    And while we all loved it...

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    ...some of us were struggling...

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    ...in more ways than one.

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    Then we had Bandera Dominicana.

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    A staple dish of the Dominican Republic that is made from rice, meat, beans, and plantains.

    To say it was amazing, would be a complete understatement.

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    Our final taste test was a Dominican beer, Presidente.

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    It turned out to be the kind of president that we could def chill with.

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    By the end, we ended up wanting to find every Dominican restaurant in the area because this taste test was not enough.

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