Caracas is Venezuela's capital city, located in a picturesque valley above Avila Mountain. This is a city with a lot of contrasts, wonderful food, and vibrant nightlife. There are several excellent museums and exquisite architecture all around Caracas. You can eat cuisines from all over the world at high-end restaurants. It boasts several sophisticated and opulent retail malls that make shopping and activities enjoyable.

In Caracas, you will find some delectable dishes that you just cannot miss! There are some mouth-watering dishes and tasty dishes like Golfeados, Corn Pancakes, and Arepa and many more. Continue reading to know more.

1. Golfeados

Golfeados are sweet Venezuelan treats that have the perfect balance of panela sugar and semi-hard cheese. It doesn't matter if you call them sticky buns or cheesy rolls the end result is a scrumptious combination of sweet and salty that will delight your taste buds! They are perfect for serving for any occasion!

The most popular places to try out Golfeados are curious cusiniere, Beigel Shop and visiting.

2. Corn Pancakes

Unlike traditional pancakes which are sweet, corn pancakes are a savory delight. Corn pancakes can be very elaborate, some including different kinds of cheese, milky cream, or jam. They can be prepared as an appetizer, generally with margarine, or as a full breakfast with hand cheese and fried pork.

The most popular places to try out Corn Pancakes are Best Beer and arepa factory.

3. Arepa

Arepa can be grilled, baked, fried, boiled or steamed. It is eaten daily in Columbia and Venezuela and can be served with accompaniments such as cheese, cuajada (fresh cheese), various meats, chicken, avocado, or diablito (deviled ham spread). Arepa can also be split to make sandwiches. Sizes, maize types, and added ingredients vary its preparation. It is similar in shape to the Mexican gordita and the Salvadoran pupusa.

The most popular places to try out Arepa are Egyptian Nights and arepa factory.

4. Cachapa

They can be made like pancakes of fresh corn dough, or wrapped in dry corn leaves and boiled (cachapa de hoja). The most common varieties are made with fresh ground corn mixed into a thick batter and cooked on a budare, like pancakes but the cachapa is slightly thicker and lumpier because of the pieces from corn kernels.

The most popular places to try out Cachapa are Egyptian Nights and Caracas Bistro.

5. Arepa De Huevo

Arepa de huevo is made by making the arepa and frying it. Then the arepa is opened up like a pocket and an egg is carefully cracked inside. The arepa is then fried again, where the steam from frying actually cooks the egg. Arepa originates from the northern region of South America in pre-Columbian times, and is notable primarily in the cuisines of Colombia and Venezuela, but also present in the cuisines of Bolivia and other countries.

The most popular places to try out Arepa De Huevo are erasmusu, Best Beer and Oblix`.

6. Pabellon Criollo

A traditional dish in the country of Venezuela, Pabellón Criollo is essentially a cuisine of beans, rice and meat. Typically it includes beef which can be either shredded or pulled. Along with the meat it also contains black beans, rice and fried plantains. In certain regions, the recipe sometimes also calls for avocados and can include grated white cheese with a fried egg.

The most popular places to try out Pabellon Criollo are La Guayaba Verde, Egyptian Nights and Chacao Bistró.

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