Safety Concerns Force Cuba’s Restaurants to Cut Back on Home Deliveries

14ymedio, Natalia Lopez Moya, Havana, January 10, 2022 — El Biky did not have a single empty table on Saturday night and no one seemed worried about his or her safety on this normally busy corner of Infanta and San Lazaro streets in Havana. No one except the staff at this well-known restaurant, which has … Continue reading “Safety Concerns Force Cuba’s Restaurants to Cut Back on Home Deliveries”

Advertising On Wheels Arrives In Havana

14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 14 April 2017 — The vehicle belonging to El Biky cooperative is adorned with the images of its products and the smiling faces of some of its employees. The food center, located at the corner of Infanta and San Lázaro, is looking to conquer new new customers for its cafe, restaurant and bakery. … Continue reading “Advertising On Wheels Arrives In Havana”

Havana’s Fanciest Dessert Shop Charges 200 Pesos to the Dollar

14ymedio, Juan Diego Rodriguez, Havana, 12 October 2022 — Exclusive, expensive and accessible only to those with the patience to wait in line, El Biky is immune to crisis. Located at 24 Infanta Street, between San Lazaro and Concordia, the Havana bakery El Biky is part of a larger dining operation that includes a cafe, … Continue reading “Havana’s Fanciest Dessert Shop Charges 200 Pesos to the Dollar”

When Bread Is Also Medicine / 14ymedio, Luz Escobar

14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 20 November 2016 — The corner of Infanta and San Lazaro just awoke from its always busy Friday night. In the bakery of the El Biky restaurant, Carlos Bernabé tastes one baked treat after another. Faced with a delicacy filled with coconut, the demanding eater suggests “only the madeleine could be improved.” … Continue reading “When Bread Is Also Medicine / 14ymedio, Luz Escobar”