This Week: Cuban Hidden Gems
Here is this weeks list of specially chosen hidden gems:
It’s an art gallery/museum that becomes a
More of an alternative scene for live music and drinks. Small and unpretentious, and generally a very cool,
A small, kinda whatever lounge in Vedado that I've usually only been to for after parties. Come here on Wednesday nights after
If you’re into fancy-pants lounges with all white furniture and neon lights, then you’ll love this place. Either way, you should check it out because it's a very different side of Cuba and fascinating in its own right. Who the heck are the Cubans who come here and pay $4cuc for a beer? I have no idea. But it's great people watching. I've only ever been on a Sunday at midnight when my beloved Interactivo (salsa/funk/fusion band) plays, and they are awesome. It's a smaller iteration of the band than what plays on Wednesdays at Bertolt Brecht, but they're equally awesome.
A very local spot- a good place to have a cheap drink with some Cubans. I've actually never been but everyone says its great, and there is food as well.
Around the corner from Chan Chullero, this is a good option for ice cold beers and more traditional Cuban food. It's not expensive and the vibe is pretty chill. If the line is too long at Chan Chullero, check this spot out.
Wanna eat like a Cuban? Go here, because they all love it. Open for lunch, dinner, and late night munchies (open till 4!), it’s a pretty cheap, local Cuban restaurant. Every Cuban I’ve met says its one of their favorite places. Prices are listed in