The Salvadoran dishes here glow with accomplishment, from unusually delicate pupusas to casamiento, rice and black beans sautéed together until theyre crispy and almost fluffy-light. Irma Mischlers handsome, earth-toned dining room is a spinoff of Kaliente, her mom Marias impeccable Salvadoran cafe in El Sobrante. Like Kaliente, Platano is a good place to get acquainted with the cuisine, through friendly service and clean-tasting versions of El Salvadors rustic, homey cooking.
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