Luzmila's Cuisine
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Luzmila's Cuisine
Address: 809 W. Broad St., Falls Church, VA 22046
Phone: 703-237-0047
Neighborhood: Falls Church
Cuisines: South American
Opening Hours: Open Tuesday through Sunday 11 to 5.
Nearby Metro Stops: West Falls Church-VT/UVA
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: N/A
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Saltenas; humintas.
Price Details: Saltenas, $2.50.

April 2006 Dirt Cheap Eats

Salteñas, a traditional Bolivian weekend treat, are similar to empanadas, only a lot drippier. There's an art to eating them--biting the tip of the turnover invariably makes some of the savory filling seep out the other end. Practice over the terrific salteñas at Luzmila ($2)--one variety is filled with chicken, potatoes, and peas; the beef version is loaded with black olives and hard-boiled egg. They're worth the risk of a stain.
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