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Video Licks: ‘The Piragua Primos’ Thrive in Brooklyn’s Food Scene

Video Licks: ‘The Piragua Primos’ Thrive in Brooklyn’s Food Scene
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The piragua is a Puerto Rican shaved ice dessert that’s become quite popular in cities like New York. The wave of fusion foods and artisanhsip in Brooklyn has forced this family-owned business to adapt their fruity flavored shaved ice concoctions to fit changing tastes. Watch this profile of the piragüeros benefitting from their “gluten-free, organic, fair trade” snow cones. Enjoy!

This video was written and directed by Lucien Flores and Michela M. Smith of Loose Seal Productions. The cast includes Jon Rua, Federico Rodriguez, Adrian Burke, Aaron Rosen, Harry Aspinwall, Frank Marasco, Erin Maloney, Arti Gollapudi, Stephen Griswold and Dillon Geyselaers.

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