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Best Tres Leches Cake in Philadelphia

Lotus7 Sep 4, 2008 11:41 AM

Anyone have suggestions? I'm craving this cake in a bad way so could use your help! thanks!

  1. PattiCakes Sep 5, 2008 12:11 PM

    You can probably get it at one of the Mexi places in the Italian Market. I feel your craving, since this is one of my all time faves. I try to order it every time I go to a Mexi restaurant; many times, however, they are "out". I recently had some at Taqueria La Michoacana in Norristown; it was OK, but not the best. Let me know if you track down a source for a slice or two.

    1. JanR Sep 5, 2008 09:55 AM

      If you order ahead, the woman who owns the Mexican food store at Flourtown Farmers Market will make you one.

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        Lotus7 Sep 5, 2008 10:44 AM

        Thanks for the suggestions. I am not interested in buying an entire cake, but just would like a slice after dinner somewhere, preferably not too far outside of C.City. thanks.

        1. re: Lotus7
          Buckethead Sep 5, 2008 11:04 AM

          They serve it at Distrito, Jose Garces' new place. I'm not sure how it stacks up against other tres leches cakes in the city though.

          1. re: Buckethead
            Philly Ray Sep 5, 2008 12:39 PM

            My wife had it at Distrito. While it is not "traditional" it is very good. As for Tierra Colombiana, you can have a slice after dinner.

      2. joluvscards Sep 5, 2008 04:32 AM

        The cake at Sazon is made by the owner, Judi. I haven't tried it yet.

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          Philly Ray Sep 4, 2008 11:43 AM

          Off the top of my head, I know you can get it at Tierra Colombiana.

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