Asia De Cuba!! Rating 1-10. Ambiance-8.5, Service-8, Price point-8.5, Food quality-7. Valet parking for $14 with validation!! Pretty pricey but that’s pretty common for this area.

21 Jun

This restaurant is located in Hollywood inside the Mondrian Hotel. Elegant atmosphere with great views. The last time I dined here was about a year ago and I noticed that they downsized their portions. They are known for their calamari salad but honestly I was a bit disappointment with this dish. It tasted better before from what I remember and it’s only about half the size. They also took the plantains off their menu which I thought was odd being that this is a Cuban restaurant. The Rib Eye was probably my favorite dish. Cooked to perfection. It was quite delicious. πŸ˜‰
Started off the night with a mojito which was excellent!!
Crispy Calamari salad with chayote, hearts of palms, cashews, bananas & radicchio tossed in a sesame orange dressing! Sounds better than it tastes!! 😦

Pan Seared Sea Scallops cooked to perfection!! The sauce was amazing too. It was one of my favorite dishes. πŸ˜‰

Cuban BBQ chicken with Thai coconut sticky rice & avocado cilantro fruit salsa in tamarind sauce. The sticky rice was super tasty.

Crab Croquetas jicama, mango and mirin infused slaw, roasted red pepper remoulade!!

Coconut Chilean Sea Bass with jumbo lump crab and corn flan, chimichurri verduras.

Cuban Coffee Crusted Rib Eye mandarin orange and gingered sherry butter, yuca mojo fries!! This dish was amazing. The flavors were absolutely mouthwatering. πŸ˜‰

Sweet donuts rolled in cinnamon sugar with toffee sauce. I was so excited when this dessert came out but it was quite doughy inside and wasn’t what I expected. 😦

Carrot cake a la mode. One of the best tasting carrot cakes ever. Magical!!

Celebrated my girlfriends birthday!! Cheers!! πŸ˜‰



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