Around the World in 80 Dishes - 79. Arepa in Caracas

79. Arepa in Caracas  

La Casa del Llano

Arepa - a flat corn-based patty that can be fried, baked, stuffed (with cheese) or even split to make a sandwich - is one of the main staples in Venezuelan cuisine. If exploring Caracas has worked up an appetite, then La Casa del Llano Restaurant is your one-stop shop for all your needs. Open 24 hours, this restaurant boasts the best of Venezuelan cuisine - from arepas to barbecue and everything in between. Great as a snack, hearty enough as a meal and ideal to keep the midnight munchies away, make sure to try one of these super-stuffed, ever-so-tasty corn patties at La Casa del Llano Restaurant.

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