Netflix highlights Guatemalan street food in ‘Street Food’ series

Who can not resist a A piece of meat? And if the answer indicates who eats meat, then it must be mentioned that this dish is among the The most popular in the form of food in Guatemala, Especially in central urban areas. Simplicity and delicious explosion These appetizers Street Map What includes Some meat, kodtu and other garnishes along with tortillascaused Netflix has noticed it, too.

Documentary series on Netflix Street food: United States, Where the dish has emerged, it is reaching its third season and getting close to taking a look at the gastronomic diversity of the various states of the aforementioned country.

In the first episode, it takes place Los Angeles Californiastand out Various street dishes that according to production, It stands out for being linked to the consumption of meat, tortillas, and tacos; A fact related to the flow of immigration from Central America and Mexico.

Los Angeles is one of the cities More diverse ways to eat and live in the United States”says Bill Esparza, a writer who specializes in Latin American culture and gastronomy, interviewed for the episode.

Among the “street” cooking proposals mentioned above, they are also highlighted Many Guatemalans likeAnd the Churrasco, fries and fried chicken, tamales, black tortilla and “water” with different flavours.

At the end of the first episode, producers I decided to talk about the famous Churrasco, Which are common during lunchtime for Guatemalans.

The chapter presents various scenes of Six and Bonnie Bray from Los Angeles Where in the afternoon and evening Kiosks in Guatemala Which cooks many of the mentioned dishes. To find out more about the preparations, Netflix interviewed the Guatemalan Estella Del Which relates to the production that she usually sells steaks with her husband and “compadry” in the American city.

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Estella said during the narration How was your sales story at Sixth and Bonnie Brae: “We started selling ready-to-eat food, not carts Because the police did not allow us to sell in this area. We’ll run out of carts, says the Guatemalan, watching how different citizens prepare and deliver food if they come.

The chef also said that at first, though Suffers from police refusal, They kept selling food to ensure their survival. “(…) they left us all mixed up out of malice; bean meat… We kept selling because it was to support our kids‘, the Guatemalan admitted who also said that bHe seeks support with his compatriots to avoid what happened. “We have to struggle to come up with another way,” Daly said.

As Bill Esparza says in the first episode of Street food: the United States That Los Angeles “was hostile to street vendorsUntil recently (the time of filming the documentary), The sale of these products has been decriminalized in the city. “Vendors are not criminals. They are trusted members of the communityAdded the writer.

In the episode, while watching the booths, stoves, plastic chairs and many restaurants, the song can also be heard “City of Color” National singer and songwriter Rebecca Lynn.

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