CUBAN CORNER: This tiny though authentic place is filled with memorabilia including plaques with a names of famous Cuban Americans. The owner, Joaquin Cabrejas, came to a U.S. on a Peter Pan airlifts as a child journey a revolution. Today he and his mother offer normal authentic Cuban transport during really reasonable prices. Worth a outing if we are in a ‘burbs. Great empanadas, ropa vieja, seafood soup, and daily specials.

Cuban Corner is located during 825 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, Md.

Johanna Mendelson Forman is a scholar-in-resident during American University where she teaches about Conflict Cuisines. Thanks to Sophia Pappalardo for her investigate and assistance.