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A Little Havana stalwart since 1987, this restaurant, named for the ironwood tree, showcases the tasty specialties of the single-largest nationality of Little Havana’s now majority Central American population in the kind of cozy, woody setting I recall from small towns in Nicaragua. I recommend one of the sampler platters with goodies such as fried cheese, cheese-stuffed soft corn tortillas, and my favorite: exquisitely spiced sausages and fried, marinated pork chunks (an artery-clogging cholesterol bomb, for sure, but oh, so delicioso for an occasional treat). Wash it down with the rice-pineapple drink arroz con piña, and cap it off with tres leches (“three milks”), a cream-drenched white cake so tasty it’s been adopted by various other Latin cuisines.