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Mar 9, 2009 03:08 PM

Best chips and salsa?

I could eat chips and salsa for at least one meal a day. Who serves your favorite?

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  1. I dont know whats in it but the Green salsa and the chips at mariscos chente are very very good. Second are the chips and red salsa at Superior Markets..

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    1. re: Foodandwine

      I love that green salsa. I did once get bagged tortilla chips at Mariscos Chente, though...:(

    2. El Toreo in Pasadena (gratis)

      Wahoo's (non-gratis)

      1. La Fiesta Brava on Rose in Venice. All homemade and the dark maroonish salsa is deliciously spicy!

        1. Tere's Mexican Grill! We go through two baskets of chips at Tere's every time we go. They make them fresh and they are awesome. They have a small salsa bar with 3 reds, a green and a selection of pickeled veggies; carrots, garlic,etc. I eat the green sauce and like it very much and my wife enjoys the reds.

          1. I am not a huge fan of the restaurant, but Malo's chips and salsa is pretty good.

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            1. re: cls

              oh, good call. i love that habenero cream salsa.

              1. re: mollyomormon

                Sadly, the chips and habenero cream salsa are about the only things good at Malo. Factor in the horribly loud room, poor service and generally bad food, not worth the trouble.

                1. re: rednyellow

                  I agree about the habenero sauce, oh my. Damn good. I also love the beef and pickle tacos. People complain about the food... I wouldn't know, that is all I ever order there!

              2. re: cls

                I agree with RedNYellow... I was not thrilled with the ambience, service, or food at Malo. However, I did enjoy their flight of salsa, and their habanero cream salsa, in particular.

                I really like the free chips and salsa at Riviera Mexican off of PCH in Redondo. And, well, I like the chips and salsa at El Burrito Junior (chain in the South Bay), and at Don Jose/Ricardos (chain in OC).