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"wet" burritos in NYC?

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Sambozo Jul 19, 2007 07:47 AM

Hi all,

First post here. After reading the latest installment of the Frugal Traveler, I was taken back to my days in Denver where there was a dynamite old Mexican restaurant that served "wet" burritos with green chile sauce. Does anyone know of a good place in the five boroughs that serves "wet" burritos?

Thanks.

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    big o RE: Sambozo Jul 19, 2007 08:58 AM

    Burritos at Lupe's East LA Kitchen (Sixth Avenue at Watts) can be served with either red or green chile sauce.

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      wingman RE: Sambozo Jul 19, 2007 10:45 AM

      Downtown Bakery on 2nd Ave and I think 6th makes a great version.

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        bosox RE: wingman Jul 19, 2007 03:51 PM

        i second the vote for lupe's. so yummy (i prefer the red chile sauce)!

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          worldmatt RE: bosox Jul 21, 2007 08:54 PM

          Frugal Traveler here. I vote for Lupe's, too, though it's been years since I've eaten there. Will have to grab a burrito there and reminisce when I get back...

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          a_and_w RE: wingman Jul 20, 2007 12:49 PM

          Love the burritos at DT Bakery, though I've never tried the wet version.

        3. Nick F. RE: Sambozo Jul 22, 2007 08:18 AM

          Florencia 13 on Sullivan bet. Bleecker and Houston touts their "Wet Burritos" which are pretty yummy if you ask me though a bit pricey at around 10ish.

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            jackieparis RE: Nick F. Jul 23, 2007 10:19 AM

            Florencia is not bad. I think the place is a little strange though and kind of run down.

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