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Cooking her way through the glass ceiling

At Casa Yari, head chef Yari Vargas chops plantains, onions and cilantro to prepare traditional Latinx dishes from scratch. The 'jibarito,' in particular, is a Chicago-Rican classic.
(Amber Colón | The DePaulia)

Amber Colón, Editor in Chief

May 7, 2018

If you’re looking for the city’s best flan but want to stay true to supporting Latinx-owned businesses, look no further than Casa Yari. Yari Vargas is the owner and chef of the Latin fusion restaurant located at 3268 W. Fullerton Ave. The food is a mixture of Vargas’ Puerto Rican, Guatemalan and Ho...

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