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Best Food Truck Denver 2014

The arepas from the Quiero Arepas food truck (fittingly, the name translates to “I want arepas”) are Venezuela’s perfect street-food solution: compact and portable, with just the right dose of sloppy fun. Traditional arepas fall somewhere between the pupusa and the gordita on the continuum of stuffed masa pockets […]

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THESE ARE THE 21 BEST FOOD TRUCKS IN AMERICA

Making these Venezuelan-inspired arepas from scratch, Quiero’s corn-based cakes are stuffed with an awesome array of fillings. Definitely cop the Pabellon with shredded beef, black beans, sweet plantains, and mozzarella, but save room for a few of the other 15 varieties, which combine everything from Italian to Cuban influences into the tasty casing. […]

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5280 Magazine Top of the Town: 2012 Street Vendor

Co-owners (and spouses) Igor and Beckie Panasewicz are riding the food truck craze to local glory. Arepas—grilled, stuffed, corn-based flatbread “sandwiches”—are a Venezuelan staple, and QA fills them with as many locally sourced ingredients as possible. […]

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Top Food Trucks In Denver

Denver’s food truck scene is gassed up and in overdrive. Whether you are looking for baking powder biscuits, Venezualen arepas, tacos or freshly frosted cupcakes, Colorado is home to a thriving food truck scene nearly every summer day and night of the week. […]

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Eat St. On Location: Mile-High Mealtime

We’ve always been willing to go to great heights to find the finest street food around, even if it means venturing 5,280 feet above sea level. Join us next week in Denver, Colorado as we enjoy some mile-high mealtimes at seven of the city’s most talked about food trucks.[…]

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Civic Center EATS provides lunchtime food fest throughout summer

“You’ll see people from the corporate community, from government offices, anyone who lives, works, or plays down here has an opportunity to come out and enjoy,” said Denver Mayor, Michael Hancock.It’s also great business for Denver’s food trucks, like Quiero Arepas. “Arepa is the daily bread of Venezuela, and it’s stuffed with savory items,” said owner Igor Panasewicz. “Anything that supports the food trucks is a plus in my book. So I am totally excited about it and love that the city has food trucks to offer and events like this.” […]

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Denver street food: The best meals-on-wheels of 2010

Every Wednesday and Saturday at the Cherry Creek farmers’ market, again on Sunday at the City Park Esplanade farmers’ market and throughout the year on Friday and Saturday at Denver Urban Homesteading, Igor and Beckie Panasewicz feed Venezuelan arepas to the masses from their vendor booth littered with bags of Harina P.A.N. white corn meal, plates of plantains, vats of earthy black beans and heavy pans harboring aromatic stewed meats scenting the open air. […]

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THE 8 MOST FLIPPIN’ FANTASTIC FOOD TRUCKS IN DENVER

Quiero Arepas: Their Venezuelan arepas, which are traditional South American corn cakes, can be stuffed with anything from jelly, cheese, meat, or vegetables. But not all at once, unless you’re also the type of person who gets a little bit of every soda at a soda fountain.[…]

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Fifteen best South American restaurants in Denver

Quiero Arepas – Arepas, the flatbreads indigenous to Colombia and Venezuela, are now traveling around Denver in the Quiero Arepas food truck. Chef Igor Panasewicz, a native of Venezuela, serves up hot, griddled corn cakes with a host of savory fillings, including stewed, shredded and smoked meats, fresh cheeses, beans, veggies and more. […]

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Best Vegetarian Meal From a Non-Vegetarian Food Truck Denver 2012 – Quiero Arepas

The food-truck revolution in this city was kind to vegetarians and vegans, with almost every vehicle offering at least a couple of options for non-carnivores. Quiero Arepas drives down both sides of the street, catering to both meat-eaters and plant-eaters with a roster of arepas — corn-based, flatbread-style wraps — with filling choices that include beef and smoked salmon as well as eggs, roasted red-pepper hummus and creamy slices of avocado.[…]

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Food Truckin’: Breakfast at Quiero Arepas

Its easy to work up an appetite while soaking up the sun and strolling through the stands of vegetables and crafts at the Pearl Street Farmers. Fortunately there is the perfect way to satisfy your cravings. Start your morning with one of Denver’s only Food truck that serves breakfast, Quiero Arepas.Gluten-free never tasted so good. That’s the idea behind the Venezuelan food truck Quiero Arepas, where they have popping out 100% gluten free eats since their beginning. […]

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101 Best Food Trucks in America for 2013

Quiero Arepas (Denver) – Igor and Beckie Panasewicz had a proven track record before opening their gluten-free Quiero Arepas food truck. They began by hosting Venezuelan dinner parties in 2009 (Igor was born in Maracaibo, Venezuela where, according to their website, “his memories of enjoying arepas late night after music gigs finally encouraged him to learn to make them for himself”), opened their arepera El Caribe, and their vendor booth was a familiar sight at both the Cherry Creek and City Park Esplanade farmers’ markets. […]

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Food Truckin’: Best of Edition

Best Breakfast: Quiero Arepas for the Perico Arepa – The Perico is Quiero Arepa’s rendition of a breakfast sandwich. After tasting this gem you’re gonna kiss those McGriddles goodbye. This sandwich starts off with the classic arepa bun which is a corn based bread. They slice it open to form a warm pocket where all the ingredients get to know each other. The Perico comes stuffed with fluffy scrambled eggs, a healthy amount of fresh avocado, and some creamy cheese. Depending on when you visit Quiero Arepas, your Perico can have various additional toppings. Right now it gets topped with a tangy clitantro sauce that gives your tongue an acid kick. […]

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Justice league of Street Food

There are dozens of food trucks that make their way through the streets of Denver. This weekend some of Denver’s favorite street food heroes – Justice League of street food – are throwing a big party. […]

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Arepas from El Caribe will soon be slung from a food truck

Every Wednesday and Saturday at the Cherry Creek farmers’ market, and again on Sunday at the City Park Esplanade farmers’ market, Igor and Beckie Panasewicz feed Venezuelan arepas to the masses from their vendor booth littered with bags of Harina P.A.N. white corn meal, plates of plantains, vats of black beans and heavy pans harboring aromatic stewed meats scenting the open air. […]

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Arepas! Trust Them – You Want Some.

The Cherry Creek Farmer’s market is buzzing this morning – tons of fresh produce (late summer Colorado peaches!) and the street food vendors are out in force! I couldn’t resist a Bricklayer (or two) from – eggs and cheese and their fantastic salsa verde – but also found room to follow that up with my first arepa from El Caribe. It will not be my last. In fact, I may go back to the City Park Farmer’s Market tomorrow to grab more! If you haven’t had an arepa, you should join me there! […]

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