January 31, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 2/6/2013

"This is our version of the Versailles in Miami...but without as many old people."

-- Jorge Pérez, a 70-year-old Cuban who joins a group every week at Panna Express.

When Arianna Cruz's parents visit Florida from Caracas and crave authentic Latin American cuisine, she takes them to one of her favorite Venezuelan food joints—the local gas station.

Tucked inside a Chevron in Weston is Panna Express, a Latin American cafe that doubles as a gas station and triples as a car wash.

It has become a go-to place for the large Venezuelan population, which numbers in the thousands, in the Broward suburb that is sometimes referred to as Westonzuela.

Read more at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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