If our parents’ generation is known for soulful food, then it is the youth that has adopted this influence while adding a new-age twist. Chef Cristian Baez is bringing to Bistro restaurant at Sublime Samana Hotel & Residences, in the Dominican Republic, the authentic savory foods the country is known for, but with a healthy component. The 27-year-old chef transforms well-recognized delicious Dominican dishes, such as mangu, by using ingredients that are high in antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamins. As the new head chef of Bistro, he has created a menu full of low calorie options that deliver soul flavor without the extra pounds. Keep clicking to learn how you can bring a little Dominicano taste to your kitchen.
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