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May 2, 2007 11:15 AM

cochinita pibil

Where can I get good cochinita pibil? I'd make it, but it seems rather work-intensive for one!

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  1. There is a tasty version at Senor Fred in Sherman Oaks, on Ventura Blvd. just west of Woodman.

    1. I really like the version they serve at Chichen Itza in the Mercado La Paloma ( ). It makes a kick-ass torta too.

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          1. Of course there is. Flor de Yucatan, Chichen Itza make a good version, the old El Emperador Maya used to also, etc. Many northern and even central Mexicans have no idea what cochinita pibil exactly is, so finding that description in BCS makes sense

            1. re: Ernie

              No, I saw the same thing in the Yucatan... if its not cooked in a smokey Pib its not Cochinita Pibil. Besides, very few people in Cabo seemed to be natives of BCS... almost everyone I encountered was from some other Mexican coastal resort town with less jobs... Mazatlan, Acapulco & Cancun being the most represented.

          2. the cochinita pibil at la golondrina on olvera street is pretty great.