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Old 09-11-18, 11:17 PM
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USA's best Mexican restaurant

It's actually a chain of restaurants.

https://www.chron.com/food/article/T...l-13221812.php

The people have spoken. For all those visiting our country and wishing to try some Mexican food, this is what we recommend. The best Mexican dish would probably be the Nacho Fries.
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Wow, if either TB or Chipotle is your "best Mexican food," you've never had Mexican food.

TB might be fine "munchy food," but it's not good Mexican food.
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Are run by families who are Hispanic and quite bilingual?

But the best Mexican jazz is still played by a Lithuanian guy named HERB.
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Taco belll has a secret menu you need to know the code which is saying I’m a bad boy while sticking out ya tongue and spanking ya ass
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You've never had a bacon cheeseburger with guacamole and hand cut fries in a real sit-down Mexican restaurant, have you?

I like the Mexican fare as much, I eat the burgers at Japanese-Chinese restaurants too. My mom waitressed at one of those before I was born and that's where she learned to make a mean burger.
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At least it's not Anotherbertos
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It was called Hong Kong Café. The rickshaw menu is excellent.
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Ate TB almost everyday back in the day. It was good.

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LOL..... and the OP'er lives just minutes from the Mexican border....
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Originally Posted by Darth Lefty View Post
At least it's not Anotherbertos
I always found their foods tasty and generally authentic... there are exceptions, of course, based on the cooks and locations... and certainly it is not nationwide... so Noo Yark City has no idea of the 'bertos.
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I enjoyed the one (not Chain) in San Francisco's Mission District, when I (struggled to) live there 30 years ago..

(now the city is priced for IT Googleaires and would be impossible)
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I enjoyed the one (not Chain) in San Francisco's Mission District, when I (struggled to) live there 30 years ago..

(now the city is priced for IT Googleaires and would be impossible)
The Mission District created the Mission Burrito , which is a truly good evolution of Mexican food.
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I just went to TB for lunch. Taco supremes...um...it doesn't taste as good as I remember.
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Taco Bell is an abomination In South Texas just go to a whole in wall Tex-Mex restaurant and make sure there is an old hispanic lady cooking.
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If mexican resturants didn't have a microwave they might go out of business
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Leal's in Clovis, NM or Muleshoe TX.
Carne guisada burrito.


...oh MY!
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Mi Cabinita in Cloudcroft, NM. An outstanding place for a cycling vacation as well. A hidden gem no one talks about. If I was rich I would have a vacation home there.
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Last time I was at Taco Bell -- a couple of weeks ago -- was the first time I'd eaten there in at least 20 years. And it'll be the last time.

The taco wasn't bad. Typical American "taco", with crisp shell, vaguely seasoned hamburger meat and some salad. Acceptable comfort food. Not Mexican.

But the burrito supreme or whatever they call it was an abomination.

The filling tasted like canned beans, fruit salad and cream cheese. The flour tortilla was, for reasons unknown, scorched in a skillet, resulting a flavor akin to the odor of a clothes iron with decades of scorched spray starch.

I still can't get the taste out of my mouth. It's like that Geico ad with a raccoon ranting about mango chutney and burnt hair, a taste so bad you need to share the experience with friends. Even a Surströmming flavored burrito might be better.
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Originally Posted by coffeesnob View Post
If mexican resturants didn't have a microwave they might go out of business
Never eaten in a real one, eh?
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I actually worked at at Taco Bell in the 70s. Back then the food was "real" (if not very Mexican): real cheddar cheese that came in big blocks, real beans in big 50# bags, real lard, real ground beef, real tortillas (we'd make those gringo "taco shells" in house), etc.

It was actually decent food (if not very Mexican).
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Taco Bell just discontinued the one burrito I've eaten hundreds of times over 40 years. The beef/bean combo.
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Never eaten in a real one, eh?
Nope, they haven't. I'm thinking they go to 7 Eleven or Kwik-E-Mart.
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Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
This makes me sad.
You're right, it's not like the good old daze in the 70s when even the mom and pop local burger drive-thru had a few good Mexican items on the menu.

At least decent tacos.
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