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Flor de Pino

Flor de Pino was once the location for a restaurant but it's now only open to friends and special guests. Anthony Bourdain enjoyed a dish of iguana with journalist Carlos Chamorro.

21a Avenida SE, Managua, Nicaragua

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Bus station food

Tony and local friend Hector brave the bus fumes to eat salpicon (cold ground beef) and bistec encebollado (steak with onions).

Pista del Mayoreo, Managua, Nicaragua

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Vaho Tradicional

Tony enjoys a traditional dish of Vaho, a mixture of green plantains cooked in banana leaves. This traditional dish represents the mix of cultures between the indigenous, Mestizos and Afro-Nicaraguans of the country.

13a Calle SE, Managua, Nicaragua

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Managua street food (burger place)

Before checking out street racing in Managua, Tony and friends eat at a local spot that serves unusually large hamburgers.

Avenida de las Naciones Unidas, Managua, Nicaragua

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Casa de Campo Los Laureles -- Dona Olivia

In this countryside inn, Tony joins local farmer Eddie Rodriguez for a favorite meal: -- mondongo, aka tripe soup.

Pan American Hwy, Nicaragua

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Cantina Arauz

Tony and cameraman Jerry Risius share their thoughts on the shoot in Nicaragua over a drink or 3.

Pan American Hwy, Nicaragua

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Valle de Flores (butcher shop)

Tony picks up meat for a local meal.

Pan American Hwy, Esteli, Nicaragua

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Esteli street food

Tony and Esteli native Walter sample some delicious grilled chicken at a local fritanga ' a restaurant specializing in simple home-cooking.

Pan American Hwy, Esteli, Nicaragua

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Cafe del Poeta

Tony eats tacos and pupusas at Cafe del Poeta, run by María de los Ángeles Rugama, sister of the poet Leonel Rugama, Nicaragua's best-known Sandinista guerrilla poet.

Pan American Hwy, Esteli, Nicaragua