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Good carniceria - Downtown/Pasadena area?

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socal Oct 11, 2006 09:42 PM

I actually live in Alhambra and work in Cypress Park near Dodger Stadium, so I KNOW there's got to be a great carniceria close by.

I'm just looking to get carne asada and maybe some chicken to bbq at a party this Friday. Could be serving 20+.

Any suggestions?

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    Ernie RE: socal Oct 11, 2006 09:53 PM

    Alhambra Market, right in your own backyard :) They have good carne asada and marinated chicken.

    Alhambra Market
    2289 W Main St, Alhambra, CA
    (626) 289-2766

    1. slowrider RE: socal Oct 11, 2006 09:59 PM

      Near Alhambra is La Tapatia Market on Eastern Av. 2 blocks South of Huntington Dr. on the West side of the street (next to El Sereno Liquor and across from Tamale Man) in El Sereno.
      Their marinated chicken and asada are both excellent.

      La Tapatia Market
      3319 N. Eastern
      323-342-9924

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        Krispy Kringle RE: socal Oct 11, 2006 11:56 PM

        Rancho Meat Market at 2910 N Broadway in Lincoln Heights has very good asada and would be easy to visit on your way home.

        1. monku RE: socal Oct 11, 2006 11:56 PM

          Surprised there are no good Mexican meat markets in your area on Cypress Avenue.

          They got everything at Los Toros.

          Los Toros Meat Market
          8210 Garvey Ave (corner of Valley Blvd)
          Rosemead, CA 91770
          (626) 573-8305

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            chefthisguy RE: socal Oct 12, 2006 12:46 AM

            El Sereno Meat Market...it's located on Huntington next to a food for less. I don't know the exact address...but I gurantee it's the best in town

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