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Spanish to English translations [PRO] Cooking / Culinary
Spanish term or phrase:platos combinados
Everyone who has been to Spain has seen platos combinados advertised by various bars and cafeterias, even the cheaper restaurants. But has anyone got a good English term for this this? My suggestions so far are A meal on a plate or a single-plate meal.
Explanation: Though 'assorted platter' sounds good, it refers to one kind of food, i.e. seafood, vegetables, pastries etc.
The 'Plato combinado' served in Spain includes some meat, possibly fried eggs, french fries and some slices of tomato.
I like this the best. While "One course meal" is the best "translation", I think "Mixed Platters" is the closest in cultural terms to the original. The "Specials" term is also attractive. 4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer