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While it is far from perfect, Mama Clorinda, open since 2004, is a convenient option. The strip mall setting and rather tacky faux tipica décor of tourist market textiles and handicrafts aren't major draws, but the generally good menu of regional specialties, mostly from the Andes, may have you coming back. Though somewhat watered down for the Quito audience, the kitchen serves more or less accurate representations of things like llapingachos (potato-cheese patties cooked in pork fat), seco de chivo (goat stew), and cuy apanado (deep-fried guinea pig).