Amanda's Appetizers · Amanda's GF Appetite · Gluten Free · Restaurant Review

La Pulperia

For my first Thanksgiving meal of the day, my parents, brother, Brandon and I went to La Pulperia on the upper east side for lunch! I was tasked with finding the restaurant so I could make sure that there was something I could eat. Now, not everything below is gluten free, but I want to share my Thanksgiving with you all.

My mom ordered the hanger steak with 5 seasonal variety of “cazuelitas” tasting:
eggplant chambota, Russian potato salad, celery root gratin, grilled broccoli rabe and chimichurri sauce.

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My mom said her steak was cooked perfectly and she loved all the sides.

My dad and brother got the same thing, but with salmon.

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They liked theirs as well.

Brandon got the ranchera empanadas: braised pork, black beans, cojita cheese, chipotle peppers, roasted corn and cilantro. He really loved them, but was upset that there was only 2 empanadas.

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He ended up getting another order. I know, right?

I got the baby kale salad: carrots, beets, red onions, grilled corn, manchego cheese, deviled eggs with a pomegranate molasses vinaigrette. I also steak on top!

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My salad was delicious. I really liked everything, but I thought the deviled eggs were too spicy.

The food was delicious, but the service was so-so. We were the only people in the restaurant so I wanted us to get a little more attention.

It was a little different of Thanksgiving, but it’s all about spending it with people you love.

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