Although the menu boasts a variety of Peruvian dishes, the star at El Pollon Grill is the chicken. Prepared rotisserie-style, it's juicy and tender with a crisp brown skin. Order it with a side of French fries and salsa huancaína or ají. The first is a creamy cheese sauce usually served on sliced baked potatoes, and the second is a purée of spicy peppers. Both rival ketchup as a perfect dip, at least that's what any native will tell you. While you're there, pick up some South American candies or one of El Pollon's many desserts, such as arroz con leche, crema volteada (flan), or picarones (deep-fried dough served with a special syrup). You can even order an Inca Kola to complete the authentic Peruvian-grill experience.
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