• Curaçao,  Food and Drinks,  Things to do,  Travel

    Eetcafé De Buren is located in the middle of the historic district of Willemstad, Punda

    De Buren, located on the most beautiful square of Curacao, guarantees good food, drinks and enjoyment. With happy hour every day from 16:00 to 18:00 & 25% discount specials! Eetcafé De Buren is located in the middle of the historic district of Willemstad, Punda. Punda is the old and enchanting city center of Curacao and is characterized by its small streets and alleys full of color and life. The name Punda comes from the Dutch word “de Punt”, which in Papiamento was translated as Punta and later corrupted to Punda. In the seventeenth century, the district functioned as the free port of Willemstad. In 1635 a fortress was built to…

  • Curaçao,  Food and Drinks,  Things to do,  Travel

    Foods and Drinks in Curacao

    Foods and drinks. Local food is called Krioyo (pronounced the same as criollo, the Spanish word for “Creole”) and boasts a blend of flavours and techniques best compared to Caribbean cuisine and Latin American cuisine. Dishes common in Curaçao are found in Aruba and Bonaire as well. Popular dishes include: stobá (a stew made with various ingredients such as papaya, beef or goat), Guiambo (soup made from okra and seafood), kadushi (cactus soup), sopi mondongo (intestine soup), funchi (cornmeal paste similar to fufu, ugali and polenta) and a lot of fish and other seafood. The ubiquitous side dish is fried plantain. Local bread rolls are made according to a Portuguese…