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Taqueria in La Michoacana

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brattpowered Apr 25, 2008 08:45 AM

Can anyone here provide a review on the food that's served at the La Michoacana Markets? The food there looks good and the atmosphere seems authentic, but I have not had a meal there myself. How do the tacos here stack up to other local favorites like El Taquito, etc?

  1. Knoblauch Apr 25, 2008 11:19 AM

    The recently posted map led me to this early post in MPH's series: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/93317

    A search here netted me other recent mentions of their chow, including the following.
    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/328055#3276582
    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/448053#3009314
    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/46069...

    1. El Jefe54 Apr 25, 2008 01:19 PM

      Their tacos are really good, and pretty authentic (or so I am told). Being able to speak Spanish is a definite plus, but pointing and smiling has always served me well. Be sure to ask about their Michoacan-style tamales, too. They're made of white masa instead of the usual yellow and they're wrapped in banana leaf instead of corn husks. And they're huge. Sadly, I think they're available only around Christmas, but don't take my word for it.

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