Pork, corn, mojitos, martinis? Sign me up.
We were very excited to see that Edgewater's Sabor Latin Bistro was opening another restaurant in Hawthorne, an area in desperate need of some new and interesting options. And we weren't the only ones: the place was doing quite a bar business on our first visit opening week, and the crowd at an early week follow-up trip suggested that the place is going to do well right out of the gate. Apparently people like mojitos.
They did a fair amount of renovations to transform the old Oakville into the new Sabor. Lots of bright colors and a vibe reminiscent of their Edgewater restaurant. There's wide-open space and sunlight floods the room through the large window.
Sabor bills itself as a Latino restaurant, drawing on many cultures. The food, while not strictly authentic or true to any one cuisine, is vibrant, flavorful, and down right fun. A few recent nibbles included the following: