Tacos al Arabe in DF?
I had these in Puebla and I'm wondering if they are served anywhere else other than this one spot (Las Ranas). I'd love to have some in Mexico City. Thanks.
Maya, it would probably be a good idea to call these tacos by their rightful name: they're tacos arabe--you can leave the 'al' out.
And PS: if you do come back to Guadalajara, I will immediately take you to the tacos arabe stand nearest me!
Of all places in DF, I found these by chance at the Taco Inn. Taco Inn is basically a taco chain that you will find in nice shopping malls. I went to the one on Ave Juarez in front of the Alameda because we wanted something cheap and quick that we could take back to the hotel room.
It was basically presented like quesadilla - it was a pita cut in half and filled with carne asada. I doubt that this was like what's found in Puebla and it really didn't have a distinctive flavor since the pita was blah.
The two best tacos arabes stands in the entire republic could be found in Orizaba, on 4 Poniente (?), right across from the city's excellent art museum. I think they're called Tacos T and Bassam.
The Doneraki restaurants revolve around the pastor arabe concept. They have five locations in Mexico City, all very good, thank you. This is the URL:
Of course, I have yet to try any arabe in Mexico City that rivals the undisputed, buttery soft pleasure of the Arabe in the main square in Puebla.