PAWTUCKET â€” From breakfast and lunch to dinner and late-night dancing, La Vaca Flaca has it all.
The new, family-owned restaurant at 139 Broad St. has an ambitious plan to be many things to many people, with its first priority being to serve fine quality Mexican and Guatemalan food.
La Vaca Flaca means â€śThe Skinny Cow,â€ť and Isai Diaz, one of the three owners, said he got the inspiration for the name from an American menu. Working as a long-distance truck driver, he said he had stopped at a restaurant in a little town in the middle of the mountains somewhere in Tennessee.
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PAWTUCKET â€” Tom Sienkiewicz has been bringing his Providence Country Day basketball team to the Dennis M. Lynch Jr. Memorial Tournament for seven years without a championship â€“ until Saturday night, that is.
â€śWe finally got lucky,â€ť the former Villanova University guard from the early 1980s joked after his Knights rolled to a 68-48 victory over Central Falls in the championship game, ending St. Raphael Academyâ€™s three-year reign as tourney champ.