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Berkeley, CA

Dining Room at Comal, Berkeley, CA

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Comal, Berkeley's be-there-or-be-square hotspot, puts a savvy spin on regional Mexican dishes. Each day's menu lets you discover dishes as-yet-unfamiliar in the States, such as a ground-pumpkin seed/ground-grilled eggplant dip known as sikil pak. Meanwhile, the familiar classics (tacos, tamales, quesadillas) sport slyly inspired fillings: rabbit tinga, wood-grilled rock cod and Berkshire pork al pastor.

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