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MOFONGO SUNDAY


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$25 per guest

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Venue
  • Home
Cuisine
  • Caribbean
  • Puerto Rican
Preferences
  • Vegeterian Upon Request
  • Pescatarian
Alcohol
  • BYOB but will provide some
ABOUT THIS MEAL

The star of "Mofongo Monday" will definitely be the delicious mofongo, a garlicky fried plantain many times paired with soups and stews.
For some history, mofongo from Puerto Rico, mangu from the Dominican Republic, and machuca from Central America all have it's roots in Africa. You can compare it to fufu from Nigeria and Ghana and you will see that they are an interpretation.

ON THE MENU

Mofongo served with "Churrasco" (skirt steak) or Louisiana wild caught shrimp
Appetizer

What is "Mofongo?" "Indeed, the word, "mofongo" appears to stem from the Angolan Kikongo term "mfwenge-mfwenge", which means a great amount of anything. Similarly, the noun "mfwongo" meaning "plate" or "flat surface", is also found in another variant of Kikongo spoken in Angola." The most common way to eat "Mofongo" in Puerto Rico is with plantain, garlic and "chicharron"(pork rind).

Garbanzo, avocado, tomato salad.
Dessert

Variation of colors, textures and flavors is likely to get your taste buds excited

Dark Rum infused Upside Down Pineapple Cake
Beverage

Dark Rum and Fresh Pineapple sweetness to satisfy the sweet tooth.

Grown folks lemonde

Home made lemonade infused molasses, dark rum and mint.

Sopa de pollo y gandules frescos
Entree

A big pot slow cooked chicken soup with fresh pigeon peas and vegetables.

HOSTING STYLE

Eat With Guests

THE SPACE

My home was the 2015 and 2016 host for "Chicago Home Theater Festival."

ATMOSPHERE

Possibly my boxer puppy Leila

Amenities

Air Conditioning
Accessible Via Public Transit

About the host, Roberto Message Host

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37 Reviews 

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Matilda
Review of Mofongo Sunday
Was surprised with a chicken soup with gandules that I hadn't seen on the original menu. It was delicious! The atmosphere feels like you're at family's house. Great host. The food was delicious and plentiful. The flavors , oh my! Perfect. Thank you Roberto for introducing me to so many different flavors. Blessings always.

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Carmen
Review of Mofongo Sunday
The host was great and the food was delicious. I recommend the meals to everyone and I would definitely look for upcoming events from this cook.

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Yessenia
I cannot begin to express how wonderful this meal was ! Over the top delicious 👍🏼. Great company ! Love love love how Roberto interacts with all his guests! Thank you for sharing your beautiful home and sharing the beautifully prepared Caribbean meal from our beautiful 🇵🇷 Puerto Rico!

$25 per guest

$25 per guest

Date
Guests
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Who's Going
Full

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LOCATION

South Austin, Chicago (Address released upon joining)


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