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Sunday, 12 February 2006

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Rachel

Everything just looks lush. But now that you've mentioned there is a goat meat taco in biria de chivo I'm going to be dreaming of that now :)

clare eats

See those tacos look good!I wont show them to case or he will too jealous ;)

Joan

Kirk, I always love reading your blog because I learn something new! I've never ordered tacos al pastor or de cabeza because I never knew what they were, but now that I do, I think I'll give the al pastor a try. I don't know, something about eating beef cheeks doesn't sit right with me! Maybe I'll get more adventurous over time :)

Kirk

Hi Rachel - These were just simple, small tacos, pretty good stuff though!

Hi Clare - No Montezuma's Revenge in site.

http://eatstuff.net/2006/02/09/the-weekend-of-excess-part1/

LOL!

Hi Joan - Thank you for the kind words. I'm glad that my posts are of some use. I did get a chuckle when I read: "something about eating beef cheeks doesn't sit right with me!" ;o) La Cabeza can be a real acquired taste.

clare eats

Do you like chillies relleno (?sp)
I know one place that has it and I loooovvvveee it

Kathy

Oh man that looks good, especially the stewed goat - a far cry from what you'll find at taco stands back home!

Kirk

Hi Clare - You like Chili Relleno's, huh? I'm really picky about eating them, because many places do a very bad job making them, and the Rellenos end up being very greasy. I'll make sure to grab one soon and post it, just for you!

Hi Kathy - I don't think there's much of this "back home", but i'd still trade it for Yummy, Gina's, Rainbows, or even Zippy's!

dietchilicheesefries

kirk, thanks for the info on the Lebanese thing... i guess subliminally i've always wondered about the similarites between al pastor and lebanese style shaved gyros, but you've cleared up all doubts now... thanks bro

now, i can free up some of that limited RAM in my brain for something else really insignificant

BTW, i love mex food, but i still can't do the brains, guts or head thing... scares the shit outta me, i'm weak like that... is there something out there that you're afraid of trying?

Kirk

Hi DCCF - Well I do draw the line at Sesos(Brain), the loop of "mad cow, mad cow, mad cow..." goes off in my brain. I'm not a great fan of organ meats, in fact I hate beef liver and kidney. In that vein(no pun intended), I'm also not a big fan of blood, or intestines. Some La Cabeza is pretty heinous stuff. But I was lucky to have Ed from Yuma to guide me through all these types of meat. Good Cabeza tastes like a very condensed beef, it's soooo delici-yoso!!!

Jack

Looks like a great taco find Kirk.

Kirk

Hi Jack - Looks like there are a bunch of taco shops in the area - it'll take me a while to try them all.

Reid

Hi Kirk,

Cheap! I wish I could get a pretty good taco for that price. All I could probably get is Taco Bell, which I don't eat anyway. I wish there was a Del Taco here. Much better.

Kirk

Hi Reid - You know, I've never, ever been to a Del Taco! Even though there's one down the street.

J.P.

Hi Kirk,

My Okusan and I are interested in your opinion of Chuey's in Barrio Logan. We love the posole but the service seems a little inconsistant. What do you think? Keep up the great work! I think we're hooked on your website!

Kirk

Hi J.P. - Thanks for stopping by and commenting. You know, I've never been to Chuey's, nor many of the other great Restaurants in Barrio Logan like Las Cuatro Milpas or Porkyland - I hope to get to them all one day! As for Posole, I'm not much of an expert - my Buddy Ed from Yuma is more of an expert in that area. If you've got any recommendations please let me know. I appreciate the kind words and please keep commenting!

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