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Al Carbón, Pollo Asado, Charlottesville VA

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Al Carbón, Pollo Asado, Charlottesville VA

Naco | Mar 3, 2014 09:43 AM

A nice little find in a town that often seems lacking in this sort of thing. It's a small (maybe 10 tables) little Latin American pollo asado place on 29. They've got one of those charcoal rotisserie ovens imported from Peru. Chicken was great, moist and well seasoned. I enjoyed the sides as well: nice saffron rice, excellent fried yuca and plaintains, although I meant to ask if they had tostones, which I prefer if I'm eating plantains, and are good with hot sauce. Other sides looked really good-they have elotes, and they had a side called choripapas which was chorizo, french fries, and other goodies mixed together that sounded great.

http://www.alcarbonchicken.com/home.aspx

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