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Are Pitas Featured in The Tampa Tribune
Venezuelan, Lebanese cuisines meet at Are Pitas
BY BRAD STAGER
Published: February 11, 2015
"... When Carmen Perez and her husband, Jesus Gutierrez, bought the business, they added food items from their home country of Venezuela to the menu. Perez says that while the recipes come from parts of the globe that are far apart, it’s home-style cooking for her"
"Popular in South America, especially Venezuela and Colombia, an arepa is flatbread made of corn dough and often served with items like cheese and avocado. At Are Pitas, an arepa sandwich can be prepared with Venezuelan or Lebanese ingredients, and as a combination of the two cuisines...