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Ode to a Mozzarepa

In my previous entry explaining my love affair with New York City street fairs, I somehow forgot to mention the Mozzarepa. This distinctly New York innovation (someone please correct me if I’m wrong) is basically a variation on the popular Latin American staple, the arepa. It’s a round slice of pizza-type melty mozzarella cheese between two sweet cornmeal pancakes. A salty-sweet treat that can’t be beat. I’ve never seen them anywhere but New York street fairs, and they’re yet another reason I look forward to my near-weekly excursion. Several street vendors do knock-offs, but they’re often left on the griddle until they singe, or the...