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Dave Lieberman Es mío, todo mío... ¡not pa' ella!
"Not Pa' Ella" is a silly play on words that means both "not for her" (though women are, of course, encouraged to order it) and "not paella". And it isn't; like most things. It's a jumble of seafood and Jidori chicken atop a round of creamy rice floating in a pool of velouté. Though it's a mass of textures and sizes, each piece is cooked exactly as it should be; the rice barely supports the meat's weight in its lightness, and there's exactly enough velouté for one surreptitious last swipe with the fork at the end.More »