D.C.'s Unido - Where Coffee Meets Culinary Artistry

D.C.'s Unido - Where Coffee Meets Culinary Artistry

In Washington D.C., Cafe Unido stands out not just for its specialty coffee but also for the innovative culinary delights crafted by Panamanian chef Jovana Urriola. Urriola, who has appeared on "Top Chef Panama" and worked as Owen Wilson’s private chef, brings a modern Panamanian twist to the cafe's menu. Her breakfast wrap, christened "El Breakfast Wrap," priced at $16, includes fluffy scrambled eggs, crispy bacon, sofrito aioli, mashed avocado, kidney beans, and concolón for an added crunch. This isn't your average coffee shop fare; even the beverages keep pace with the food, offering rare Geisha pour-overs. Urriola’s passion for detail is evident in dishes like the coconut curry chicken and the labor-intensive pork belly sandwich with Asian influences. The cafe, which also hosted a Latin street food pop-up event, has become a place where food enthusiasts and coffee geeks alike can indulge in quality and creativity.

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