Toppa Top 10: Ten Best Caribbean Street Foods

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April 24, 2012

8. Cuchifritos (Puerto Rico)

Another one that’ll send your Whole Foods-shopping, health-nut friends running in fear, cuchifritos is something of a catch-all category for meat-filled, fried Puerto Rican eats like alcapurria and papas rellenas, and can also be said to include chicharrones. “Puerto Rican soul food” is now perhaps now just as closely associated with New York City, meanwhile, thanks to the shops whose stark, garish lighting illuminates cuchifritos-filled windows like the one above.