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Why it matters: Welcome to the new East End. Morning, noon and night at his casual Canal Street spot, Ecuadoran-born chef David Guerrero leapfrogs among South American cuisines with uncommon verve. There’s charm and surprise to spare here.460x1240

Photo: Michael Paulsen, Houston Chronicle

The Papa a la Huancaina plate at Andes Cafe a new restaurant serving Peruvian and South American food by David Guerrero on the east end, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in Houston. ( Michael Paulsen / Houston Chronicle )