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Eat This Now – Coca Mallorquina at JULIAN SERRANO

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Melted sharp Mahon cheese over spicy sobrasada sausage

ELV isn’t quite sure what a coca mallorquina is, beyond being como la pissaladière francesca, y la pizza italiana (de invención posterior).

He thinks that means it’s a Spanish take on a French or Italian pizza — which is as good a description as any — but that doesn’t explain the unparallelled density of flavor  packed into the sobrasada and Mahon cheese mallorquina in picture #1, or the slick richness — coming from the toasted  aïoli over pisto-tinged tomatoes and onions in pictures #2-4 — all properly piled in perfect proportion on dense, olive oil bread.

Two of these terrific tapas contribute significant heft to a table filled with lighter ceviche and salad fare, and are best consumed with one of the bright, aromatic and reasonably-priced Albariños on the excellent wine list.

Best of all, they only cost $12/order, and one order is more than enough for two.

Just thought you’d like to know.

JULIAN SERRANO

In the Aria Hotel and Casino

3730 Las Vegas Blvd. South

Las Vegas, NV 89109

702.590.8250

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2 Responses to Eat This Now – Coca Mallorquina at JULIAN SERRANO

  • Looks insanely delicious! How could you expect anything less from Julian Serrano?

  • I want to eat this when I go to Las Vegas. Please tell me where to go and when.
    I crave this! You can email me at gaiabest@aol.com direct me to the restaurant. Dinner or Lunch? Specifics PLEASE!!! Mahalo, and happy eating.

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