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best hot sauce restaurant and store

textex Jan 28, 2008 04:16 AM

what restaurant hot sauce do you like the best
and what is your fav store hot sauce thank's

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    thedoorchick Jan 28, 2008 04:57 AM

    My favorite restaurant hot sauce is at La Hacienda Ranch.

    Store - probably the Arriba brands. However, I prefer to make my own salsa and rarely buy any at the store.

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      Analisas mom Jan 28, 2008 05:31 AM

      I think Herrera's and Luna de Noche have the best. I don't buy salsa from the store I always make my own.

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        soulslinger Jan 28, 2008 07:48 AM

        Restaurant - Taqueria El Fuego - Richardson (SWC Campbell & Plano Rd) - Tomatillo & Avocado (Green)
        Store Brand - Captain Rodney's Hot Carribean Salsa

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          kelly2 Jan 28, 2008 08:11 AM

          I tried Hooks U Salsa after reading about it on the eats blog. It is my new fav salsa - very fresh tasting. http://eats.beloblog.com/archives/200...

          As far as restaurants, I love the smokiness of Pappasito's and Uncle Julio's.

          1. donnaaries Jan 28, 2008 08:46 AM

            Veering a little from the traditional answer of salsa-type hot sauce, I love the smokey hot sauce at Dodie's Seafood. Dodie's offers 4 or 5 different kinds of hot sauces to accompany your meal, but the house sauce is by far the best. They don't sell it by the bottle though.

            1. vktp Jan 31, 2008 11:15 AM

              In the store: Ana's fresh salsa, available in the refrigerated section of Central Market. Heavy on the garlic, which makes it addictive.

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                sarahp Jan 31, 2008 01:09 PM

                in the store: East Side Cafe salsa its also in the refridgerator section, and maybe just in austin

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                  pinotho Jan 31, 2008 01:35 PM

                  for the DFW area , El Mercado Cocina Mexicana , which is the Mexican restaurant located at the Dallas Farmers Market , has a truly outstannding hot sauce . It is so well balanced that you can eat it all day , yet it is hot and spicy . A truly great and well prepared version . The rest of their stuff is also good .

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                    textex Feb 2, 2008 10:00 AM

                    rudy's in irving has VERY good HOT sauce. it is very HOT

                    1. Lily Dale Feb 3, 2008 02:56 PM

                      In the Houston area my picks would be:
                      Restaurant: Felix's - although nostalgic to me it is one of the more unique and tasty sauces in town. Lots of sauteed onions and spicy.
                      Bottled: Hell on the Red - I can eat a jar in one sitting. Delicious.

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                        textex Feb 4, 2008 04:10 AM

                        hee on the red is GOOD

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                          textex Feb 4, 2008 04:13 AM

                          sorry about that HELL on the red is Good

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