plates—can also be found at the new Isla Cuban-Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar in La Palma. If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, this could be called idol worship. Isla’s similarities to Habana were so clear that for the first few minutes after sitting
to test my theory—after I find some earplugs. Isla Cuban-Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar, 30 Centerpointe Dr., La Palma, (714) 735-8597. Open Sun.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-midnight. Entrées, $17-$20. Full bar.