Prima Lima

A tiny restaurant with premium Peruvian

rinconlimenocervichecloseupPhoto: Susan Ogan

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ored with Thai, Chinese, and Mexican? Head for the Andes. Tiny Rincón Limeno encompasses the spirit of Peru with Peruvian music and décor, friendly service, and a menu that seems impossibly big for a restaurant this small. It boasts such exotic dishes as anticucho (beef heart fried with potatoes) but is best at seafood, including Peruvian ceviche (above), Peruvian chowder, and calimari, authentically prepared. You can tell by the Peruvians who fill the place. Penzias

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