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Best Mexican Desserts -- SD

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JeffSD Feb 25, 2008 04:24 PM

We've had some some great Mexican desserts in San Diego the past few months. Some highlights:

Restuarante Romesco, Bonita -- Wonderfully fresh homemade churros served in a paper sack (just like you'd buy them in Tijuana on the street) served with Mexican chocolate sauce as a dipping sauce.

El Agave, Old Town -- Mexican chocolate creme brulee, their take on traditional creme brulee is totally wonderful, a surprise.

Frida Mexican Cuisine, Chula Vista -- Crepes de cajeta, the smoothest, silkiest crepes de cajeta I ever remember having (except maybe in Mexico City).

Northgate Market, San Diego -- Tres Leches from the bakery, to quote my friend: "Not short a leche!" Moist, rich, just like the best homemade.

Anybody else have any great Mexican dessert experiences?

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  1. kare_raisu RE: JeffSD Feb 25, 2008 05:24 PM

    Great Thread

    I can agree with the Cajeta Crepes at Frida -- the light goat milk taste is something I find addictively haunting. Though I wish the sexy, eggy crepes were not drenched in it.

    Right now all I can think up is: Go to Panchitas!

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      jennywenny RE: JeffSD Feb 26, 2008 08:33 AM

      I was really encouraged to see that El Agave had started making their own desserts instead of the bought in chocolate pyramid and creme brulee. Lets hope it lasts!

      1. Beach Chick RE: JeffSD Feb 26, 2008 11:09 AM

        Hacienda de Vega in Escondido..

        www.haciendadevega.com

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