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Have a Cubano Christmas

Nacional 27 serves a Cuban holiday menu this season -- suckling pig included



    Have a Cubano Christmas
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    Could you pass the pig, Grandma?

    If you're tired of your usual holiday ham and you consumed enough turkey for the entire year at Thanksgiving, go Cuban this Christmas at Nacional 27. The Latin-fusion restaurant is offering its annual Cuban holiday menu, a four-course, prix-fixe feast complete with paired cocktails, on Wednesday, Dec. 10 and Wednesday, Dec. 17.

    The dinner includes a duo of black bean and tortilla soups (paired with Harvey's Armontillado sherry), mixed greens with avocado and caramelized onions in a sherry vinaigrette (with a Skyy Citrus "Cielo" mojito), roast suckling pig (with a San Juan shiraz) and "drunken" sponge cake with dulce de leche (a Caribbean pumpkin tres leches egg nog will finish you off). The meal is $36.95 per person, while the popular suckling pig entree is served daily through Dec. 23 for $24.95.

    You can also have a Cubano Christmas-to-go, with the entire dinner (plus the Nacional 27 mojito kit) all available for carry-out or delivery through Dec. 23.