Pan de Jamón
The world is full of traditions this time of year, and so are we at Caracas Arepa Bar. We know there’s no way to get through the holiday season, without a few traditional Venezuelan treats. On today’s menu: Pan de Jamón. The traditional Christmas bread made with ham, raisins and olives has been a uniquely Venezuelan holiday staple for over a hundred years. It is said that Pan de Jamón was...
Roneria Caracas: Guarapita
Roneria Caracas, our rum bar located inside our Caracas Brooklyn location, constantly creates cocktails to reflect the latest tastes and trends in rum. With over 30 different rums to choose from, the possibilities are endless regarding what Bar Manager, Gabriela Ponce, will come up with each week. Caracas Arepa Bar is built upon the idea of taking simple, traditional recipes and finding...
Lately, we’ve been doing tons of updates on our menu - Rich, our kitchen manager, and the rest of our kitchen staff have really out done themselves. We’ve added two new arepas to the menu, two new plates, a new sidekick and new brunch items as well! However, that’s not all, we’ve also added two new desserts. We will now be serving Venezuelan Chocolate Mousse topped with caramelized walnuts as...
thegroundsthelimit-deactivated2 asked: May I ask what an arepa is because they look darn tasty!?
Kicking Off the Holiday Spirit, Venezuelan Style!
The holiday season is almost upon us. Like all good Venezuelans, we at Caracas Arepa Bar know this means one thing: time to make the holiday Hallacas and Pan de Jamón! It’s been a full morning of retesting the recipes for the holiday season. Let’s make the guiso a little sweeter; should we soak the raisins in some rum first? (heck YES we should!). It’s shaping up to be an exciting season at...
Welcome to the inside!
We’ve been making homemade Venezuelan arepas in New York City since 2003. The fact we are able to share this simple, homemade food with a large audience has been a dream come true from day one. And now, after nearly nine years, we’re ready to share even more. Keep reading Inside Caracas to see all the behind the scenes “arepa madness”. We’re always keeping it interesting at Caracas Arepa Bar...