Parrillada Caraqueňa

In a world filled with processed answers to the question “what should I eat?”, I’m always in search of tasty, clean solutions.  Well, I found one in Watertown at La Casa De Pedro that’s too good to not share.  It’s called parrillada caraqueňa, and it’s basically a plate of grilled meat (chicken, steak, and chorizo, pictured at right).  It comes with fried plantains and yuca, as well as rice and black beans, which I happily sub for more plantains.  It may not be perfectly paleo, I’m sure there are some nefarious agents snuck in there somehow, but it doesn’t make my spidey sense tingle with adverse reactions the day after consumption.  Pedro’s also got a kick-ass hot sauce, and makes a mean jalapeno margarita.  I try to talk Lesley into joining me at La Casa at least once a week, so it’s certainly a place, and a dish I recommend.

August 17, 2011

Strength:
Front Squat 3-3-3-3-3

WOD:
50 Double Unders
25 Deadlifts (70kg/50kg)
20 Jumping Lunges
15 Toes-to-Bar
20 Jumping Lunges
25 Deadlifts
50 Double Unders

 

 

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15 thoughts on “Parrillada Caraqueňa”

  1. FS — 50kg, definitely not a PR

    WOD — 9:56Rx…it was scary to have my double-unders go MIA at the START. Great chipper though.

  2. Christina Nikitopoulos

    Thanks for the restaurant/food tip!

    FS: 50kg PR

    WOD — 15:31 RX.. Great workout. I will definitely be working on double unders!

  3. FS: 90 kg
    WOD: 14:59. K2E substituted for T2B. Could NOT for the life of me find my double-unders this morning… What gives?

  4. FS – 85kg

    WOD – 9:46
    50 situps
    25 DLs (60kg)
    20 ring rows
    15 T2B
    20 ring rows
    25 DLs
    50 situps

    i would also like to take a picture of the parrillada caraqueña myself.

    and eat it, too.

    1. Sometimes as a special, Pedro will roast a whole pig and serve it with all the fixins. It’s a great place. If you’re into that sort of thing. Which I am.

  5. FS – 80KG x 3 (failed triumphantly on my first rep at 85KG)

    WOD – 4:49 RX

    Feels great to be posting to this board again. I look forward to re-entering the online Fenway conversation.

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