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Freshest corn tortillas in KC?

lora Mar 5, 2007 09:26 AM

I'm looking for a place to get a heaping stack of fresh, home-style corn tortillas in Kansas City. A good tortilleria would be ideal. Anybody got a place they like?

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    lora Oct 22, 2007 10:19 AM

    Since this is a search that is neverending for me...I thought I'd report on my new favorite spot for tortillas. This weekend I got a lovely hot stack of tortillas at Tortilleria San Antonio in KCK. They had a very strong toasted-corn smell. It looks like they have tortillas going all day - when I was there, they were pretty much selling them as fast as they could make them. My bag was so hot it steamed.

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    1. re: lora
      heatherkay Oct 22, 2007 11:33 AM

      location? and what time/day were you there?

      1. re: heatherkay
        zataar Oct 23, 2007 07:13 AM

        Reyna's on Kansas Ave, west of Seventh Street Trafficway is good. I have to second Laura's. Very good!
        I,too, would love to know where Tortilleria San Antonio is.

      2. re: lora
        lora Oct 23, 2007 12:41 PM

        I was there on Friday afternoon. I had already checked Laura's because of chileheadmike's recommendation, but they were out of corn tortillas. I was leaving Reyna's empty handed (tortillas available but not fresh), and a helpful gentleman pointed me to Tortilleria San Antonio. It's on Kansas Ave at Mill St.

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        chileheadmike Mar 8, 2007 09:10 AM

        I bought some from Laura's bakery. Right off of their press. Too hot to hold. Can't get any fresher anywhere. Very good tasting too.

        Central Ave, KCK

        1. heatherkay Mar 5, 2007 10:29 AM

          I usually buy mine at the Price Chopper in Roeland Park (47th and Roe in JoCo). They are making them fresh all day -- corn and flour.

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          1. re: heatherkay
            lora Mar 5, 2007 01:26 PM

            I bought a package today and they were PERFECT - exactly what I was looking for. They were still warm when I got them, and I ate a truly obscene amount straight out of the package on the way home. Thanks!

            1. re: heatherkay
              Aaron Deacon Mar 6, 2007 04:13 PM

              You know, I was going to recommend those, as that's the best option I've found, but still overall disappointing to me. A little stiff and not corn-y enough. Fresh, though. I'd be very happy if other recs came to light.

              1. re: Aaron Deacon
                ulterior epicure Mar 8, 2007 05:53 PM

                Wow - Price Chopper, who would have thought. I wonder if they have them fresh at the PC's up in the Northland.

                1. re: ulterior epicure
                  heatherkay Mar 8, 2007 06:29 PM

                  Doubt it -- it's not really your standard PC

              2. re: heatherkay
                pollymerase Oct 23, 2007 06:04 AM

                Agreed! The PC on Roe has great fresh tortillas and lots of other great mexican food finds. Love it!

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