Boogie Down Bites: Casa fuses Puerto Rican & Asian cuisine

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What do you get when you mix a Puerto Rican and Asian restaurateur? A fusion of foods from two hemispheres.

The Casa Restaurant and Lounge in Throgs Neck serves up food from around the world in a home-style environment.

The fusion of Latin and Asian recipes led to menu offerings like "Cuba Libre" rib tips -- the eatery's most popular appetizer, which is lit on fire at the side of your table before being served.

And there's the Spanish fried rice.

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