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Picca: A pictorial essay...

J.L. Mar 1, 2012 11:59 PM

Impression / Verdict: Huge menu, mostly hits, with a few misses. Highlights were the ceviche criollo, choritos (mussels), chicharron de costillas (fantastic!), arroz con erizo (just don't call it a paella; it's more of a risotto), and alfajores (cookies for dessert)... We ordered about 30%-35% of the menu - Gotta come back to have the rest of the menu!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  1. Tripeler Mar 2, 2012 06:30 AM

    J.L., once again, some very great photography, as always, in your posts. Thanks for the insights.

    1. ipsedixit Mar 2, 2012 07:00 AM

      Your pictures do more justice to the food than it deserves.

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        TailbackU Mar 2, 2012 11:28 AM

        you didn't like it that much?

        1. re: TailbackU
          ipsedixit Mar 2, 2012 07:13 PM

          Nope.

          1. re: ipsedixit
            BubblyOne Mar 3, 2012 10:09 AM

            Can you elaborate and what didn't you like?

            1. re: BubblyOne
              ipsedixit Mar 3, 2012 12:13 PM

              Some dishes were good (e.g. ceviche and pork ribs), but many of the dishes were ordinary, or just bad.

              The black cod, for example, was very average, and the beef hearts were tough and vapid.

              The churros and flan were quite tasty, however.

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