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ORAL HISTORY

Xiomara Maria Osoto


Delicias El Jamo (Algiers Pulga)

In 2010, Xiomara Osoto opened Delicias El Jamo, which features typical Honduran dishes and ample seating that flanks both sides of her kitchen. Osoto chose the name “El Jamo” because it is a type of lizard that represents her region of Olanchito in northern Honduras.

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En 2010, Xiomara Osoto abrió Delicias El Jamo, que presenta platos típicos hondureños y amplios asientos que rodean ambos lados de su cocina. Osoto eligió el nombre “El Jamo” porque es un tipo de lagarto que representa su región de Olanchito en el norte de Honduras.

Date of interview:
2017-06-16

Interviewer:
Sarah Fouts & Fernando Lopez

Photographer:
Fernando Lopez

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