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Pabellón shows how Venezuelan food fits right into Pittsburghers’ comfort zones

By Ryan Deto

Some might assume that cuisine from South America is too exotic or adventurous for Pittsburgh palates, but Pabellón, a popular Venezuelan restaurant in Banksville, shows just how comforting and approachable the food can be. Fried yucca are similar to Pittsburgh’s beloved french fries, arepa cakes are like cornbread, and the pabellón criollo should be easily embraced by yinzers...