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The main meal, comida, is served at midday and often lasts two hours. Guests are served first, sometimes separately and more generously. La bandera (the flag) is a popular national dish; the white rice and red beans remind people of the flag colors, hence the name.

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Appropriate gifts are sweets, chocolates, cakes, pastries or flowers, and you should expect that gifts are opened and graciously remarked upon in your presence.

Arriving between 15 and 30 minutes later than the stipulated time is considered on time.

Many Dominicans especially those living in Santo Domingo consider wearing shorts to dinner, to be the height of tackiness and even offensive.

This is partly why upscale Dominican all-inclusive resorts also discourage wearing shorts at dinner.

Kisses are always exchanged between women and often between women and men, but only if the woman initiates it first. Keep in mind that kissing isn’t necessarily limited to people who know each other.

If you make friends with a Dominican and you are introduced to another friend or a family member, don’t be surprised if that person lands you a big kiss.

Another favorite dish is sancocho, a meat, plantain, and vegetable stew.

On the coast, fish and conch are enjoyed, and coconut is used to sweeten many seafood dishes.

Dominicans also typically say joven (“young one”) or amigo (a) (“friend”) to get someone’s attention, such as a waiter in a restaurant.

Before addressing someone it is expected that you properly salute this person.

Although many voodoo products are for sale in markets, voodoo is unpopular with most Dominicans.

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