Quico says: Seeing how I’m caraqueño (and therefore, um, civilized) I’m strictly barred from expressing any actual enthusiasm for something as maracucho as a patacón sandwich. Others of you with less stringent geographical bounds to your culinary snobism – and especially those of you in the NYC area – might appreciate the NYTimes’ take on the Manhattan patacón scene.

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