That was some spectacular Cuban sandwich I had at D’Canela, a new pan-Latin restaurant in Amagansett. Juicy roasted pork, ham, pickles and Swiss and spicy mustard on grill-pressed slightly sweet bread was pure joy.
So, how did that same kitchen send out such an unappealing fish taco? Oily fried bits of fish drizzled with a dark red sauce were thrown on top of soft corn tacos; rice, carelessly heaped onto the plate, covered half the fish. There was not so much as a leaf of cilantro, a shred of slaw on the plate.
Redemption came in the form of dessert: an opulently creamy flan I could not keep my spoon out of.
D’Canela is at 195 Main St., Amagansett, 631-604-1900, dcanela.com
Cuban sandwich at D'Canela, Amagansett