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Cafecito, Culture, & Cuban-Chinese

Cafecito, Culture, & Cuban-Chinese

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English and Spanish

About your host

Hola mi gente! I’m Chris Vázquez, or “CubanoChris” on social. I’m a third-generation Cuban American who’s passionate about creating community through cubanidad and building bridges of mutual understanding between the US, Cuba, and the Cuban diaspora at large. I grew up in the heart of the Cuban exile community in Miami, and the further away I’ve moved from that community, the more closely I have…
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What we’ll do

Bienvenidos to the #CubaNYCexperience, a cultural journey through Central Park and the UWS where we’ll explore the city’s rich Cuban heritage through art, food, and culture. To keep it short and sweet, I like to break down the experience into 3 artistic/culturally relevant sites and 3 samplings of Cuban cuisine along the way, which I combine for a total of 3 “mini experiences.” Kicking things off,…

What else you should know

Make sure to bring comfortable walking shoes and a bottle of water. Note that sugarcane is not currently in season and may not be available for your experience. Please feel free to ask before booking.

What I’ll provide

Snacks and Appetizers
Maduros (sweet plantains) at an authentic Cuban-Chinese restaurant and freshly-cut sugarcane just like my grandpa used to bring me from his farm!
Coffee
Fresh Cuban espresso like you can't get anywhere else in NYC...Trust me, I've tried.

What to bring

Comfortable walking shoes
A water bottle

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Where you'll be

We’ll visit 3 artistic/cultural sites along the tour: - The José Martí statue whose subject is a unifying figure for all Cubans regardless of age or views (coffee here) - The Victor's Cafe mural of a farmer showing the humble beginnings of a Cuban immigrant pursuing the American Dream (sugar cane here) - One of the last remaining Cuban-Chinese restaurants in the world representing an almost forgotten moment in history (maduros here)

Upcoming availability

Mon, Jun 17    From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
$35 per person
7 of 7 spots left

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 7 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

Make sure to bring comfortable walking shoes and a bottle of water. Note that sugarcane is not currently in season and may not be available for your experience. Please feel free to ask before booking.
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culture walk
Cafecito, Culture, & Cuban-Chinese
26 reviews
$35 per person
26 reviews
$35 per person