NY Times Taco Road Trip Along California Coast [Moved from S.F.]
It ends in San Francisco so hopefully I won't get deleted.
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I've travelled the Highway One route Cindy Price reviewed many times. She found some places I want to try Next time. Still, she passed within a couple of minutes two real winners in tthe Monterey Peninsula area. Next time she should try Flor de Oxaca in Carmel (not a Carmel "cute" joint) and La Villa Taqueria in Seaside.
Anyone on a taco excursion on Hwy 1 needs to take the 15 minute detour to Salinas!
Gutierrez drive-in is a must, with legendary crispy carnitas. El Guero on Sanborn with it’s “carne en mole negro” is amazing. El Charrito market rocks. El Azteca Market also rocks (both on Market St.) Other good tacos can be found at Delicias on E. Alisal, Las Guacamayas on N. Main, and that is just the beginning.
That poor New Yorker that passed Santa Cruz and ate at Vallarta instead of Morenos was not very well advised and didn’t do much research!