V.18 No.52 | 12/24/2009
Sergio Salvador salvadorphoto.com
El Pollo Real
Real Colombian cuisine
With a name like El Pollo Real (which astute readers will recognize as meaning The Royal Chicken), you’d expect chicken to reign supreme. Instead, the restaurant is more democracy than monarchy, where chicken—crispy, juicy, falling-off-the-bone tender and full of smoky charbroiled flavor—is represented without dominating the menu.