Dominican Republic

Nearing toward the end of his final tour, Anthony Bourdain travels to the Caribbean for fresh fish and more in the Dominican Republic.

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Barra Payan

Ruben Lamarche introduced Anthony Bourdain to Barra Payan, an eatery that's been selling hot sandwiches for over 50 years, 24 hours a day.

Avenida 30 de Marzo #140, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 
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Cacheito's Place

Ivan Herrera took Tony to one of his favorite breakfast salami spots, Cacheito's Place. The salami is served with the ubiquitous Dominican starch mangu (mashed plantains).

Avenida Independencia, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 
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Chimi El Caco (Chimichurri Stand)

Tony visited Chimi El Caco with cameraman Jerry Risius and Juan Abrales for the popular Chimichurri sandwich, named after the Argentinean sauce, which is smothered all over the sandwich.

Calle Cesar Augusto Roque and Avenida La Ninfas, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 
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Daniel's

Ivan Herrara took Anthony Bourdain to this hidden shack on the beach, located on the north end of the shore of Playa Rincon. The 2 enjoyed freshly grilled seafood and ice-cold beer.

Playa Rincon, Dominican Republic

 
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El Cabito

Cameraman Jerry Risius took Anthony Bourdain to one of his favorite spots in Las Galeras: El Cabito. Looking over a seawall down to the bright blue ocean, the 2 enjoyed a seafood lunch.

Las Galeras, Samana, Dominican Republic

 
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Lechonera El Monumento

Cameraman Jerry Risius and Tony joined fixer Ivan Herrera at Lechonera El Monumento for some mouthwatering pork. An entire pig was roasted on a spit for most of the day, cut up, weighed and sold to eager customers.

Autopista 30 de Mayo, Avenida George Washington, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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Meson de Bari

Anthony Bourdain and local filmmaker Juan Basanta enjoyed lunch at Meson de Bari, a popular restaurant and bar for local artists and musicians.

Calle Hostos 302, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 

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