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2015 | 10 Best Foodie Cities

Diners looking to spice things up can head to La Brasa Latin Cuisine, which serves sophisticated versions of Cuban, Mexican and Peruvian meals..

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December 11, 2015 | By Angela Lee

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Eating Out in Rockville, Maryland | Top 10 Local Restaurants

Though a small eatery, La Brasa is a multicultural restaurant full of cuisines from across Latin America. It features some of the best and most popular dishes from all the countries between Mexico and Argentina and between Peru and Brazil, including Cuba. The Salvadoran owners, Emilio and Lucy Campos, wanted to create a place where people could have a taste of everything, ranging from traditional, authentic meals to simple, homemade comfort food.

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MOVOTO BLOG

March, 2015 | By Spencer McKee

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15 Restaurants in Maryland That Will Blow The Tastebuds Out Of Your Mouth

The Best Latin American Cuisine For Miles - Add a little spice to your life at La Brasa Latin Cuisine, a truly unique restaurant in the Rockville food scene. If you need a recommendation for your first trip there, you can’t go wrong with the carne asada or the Lomo Saltado.

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Bethesda MAGAZINE

May-June 2013 | By Carole Sugarman

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Our 25 Favorite Ethnic Restaurants

From the outside, La Brasa looks like a quintessential hole-in-the-wall, but the interior is cheerier and bustling with regulars at lunchtime. The food, a selection of popular dishes from Mexico, Cuba, Peru and other Latin American countries, is the real deal, courtesy of Salvadoran-born owners Emilio and Lucy Campos and a competent kitchen staff.

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WASHINGTONIAN

November 2010 |  By Todd Kliman

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What the Doctor Ordered

The gem at this friendly cafe is the house-made chicken soup with hunks of carrot and potato and bits of chicken supported by a rich broth that tastes of a long day on the stove.

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El Tiempo Latino

October 2010  |  By Milagros Meléndez-Vela

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La Brasa Latin Cuisine, en MD, tiene como misión servir al cliente como si éste estuviera en su casa.

Y es que después de 22 años trabajando como meseros en varios restaurantes del área metropolitana, los esposos Emilio y Lucy Campos, decidieron abrir hace cuatro un años un restaurante donde no tuvieran clientes sino “invitados”. “Quería hacer un local que fuera como si uno estuviera comiendo en su casita”, dijo el jueves 14, Lucy Campos.

Gazette.Net

September 2008 |  By Bernice August

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"We cook the way we cook at home," says Campos, whose wife Lucy is his partner. What he means is that it's not strictly Mexican, Peruvian or Salvadoran cuisine, but a tried and true mixture. "We take the most popular dishes from various countries."

Decisions, decisions, decisions — whether to order camarones (fresh jumbo shrimp) ala plancha (grilled) or entomatados (sautéed with tomatoes, onions, pepper, garlic and white wine). The latter wins, deliciously as it turns out, perfectly accompanied by white rice and salad. Big, beautiful shrimp and fresh vegetables are unbeatable.

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