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Where is a San Diego Burrito in LA?

I recently moved to LA from San Diego, home of the California burrito and Carne Asada fries. I get a mouthgasm just thinking about them. I was severly dissapointed to find that there is such a difference in Mexican food from there to here. Please anyone... let me know where to start my quest on finding a burrito that will satisfy my craving. Please if you have never been to a taco shop like the ones in San Diego, don't reply.

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  1. You could always look at this thread from earlier in the month........
    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/508584

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      1. Tops in Pasadena (The one on Allen and Walnut) and T-Burgers in Monrovia offer a California burrito now, but I haven't tried it.

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        1. re: martyR

          good reccomendations I will venture to both.

        2. Doesn't exist here; you'll have to change your cravings to tacos since that's what LA does best.

          Near my home, Eduardo's Border Grill does a good job of a SD-like burrito, but it's still not the same.

          As for carne asada fries, J Gold recently raved about this place:

          http://www.laweekly.com/eat+drink/cou...

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          1. re: vinosnob

            thanks, I read in another post about this My Taco place. I am gonna be trying very soon.

          2. You can find them here, just google maps (businesses) Albertos & Alfredos. There are locations in El Monte, Temple City, Rosemead and some in the OC.

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            1. re: LakerFan

              The best taco shop fare I've had north of SD was Alertos in Fountain Valley.