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ISO El Milagro Corn Tortillas - MSP

puddin head Jan 10, 2010 08:49 AM

We returned from our New Year's visit from Chicago with around 25 packs of El Milagro corn tortillas in tow. These are the best tortillas I have ever had, anywhere, and I usually stock up when in Chicago and freeze them.

As I was making baked corn chips from some of them today I decided I have to find a local source if possible! Does anyone know if these are sold anywhere in the twin cities area? I'm so tired of lugging dozens of packs back with me, and they really are best when fresh. I plan to call them tomorrow, but thought I would ask here in the meantime. thanks!

  1. twodales Jan 10, 2010 09:33 AM

    Why don't you call the company? I'm sure they could give you a list of their vendors. Perhaps they will send them to you?

    I agree with you though on the great quality. My local grocery stores don't carry them so I go to a local produce shop that does stock them. I prefer the ones in the paper wrapping...sometimes they are still warm. Mmmmmmm........

    Here is a link to some contact info for you:


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    1. re: twodales
      puddin head Jan 10, 2010 07:14 PM

      thanks twodales! Yes, I plan to call them, I was just thinking of it on a Sunday so I thought I would ask the experts here :) I do miss reaching into a box of warm paper-wrapped tortillas. Unfortunately, we picked the current batch up at Caputo's on Sunday, so I suspect they were there for at least a day and weren't quite as fresh and definitely not warm. Still delish.

      1. re: puddin head
        twodales Jan 12, 2010 12:04 PM

        I make my own taco/tostado shells these days with the Milagro corn tortillas. After frying they turn out with a bit of "chewiness"...so, so good. I can't even eat those boxed taco shells anymore! Good luck!!!

        P.S. Sometimes I get my tortillas at Caputo's too.

    2. mitch cumstein Jan 12, 2010 12:23 PM

      I have baught them in the past at El Burrito Mercado on the West Side, as well as bought the chips there. I have had better luck though, with the local La Perla brand, which have plants on the east side of St. Paul and on Lake Street in mpls, just due to the travel time and the time sensitivity of the thing... Next time you are in Chicago, try bringing back the Masa, and making the tortilla's at home. They sell it at their story on Blue Island in the Pilsen Neighborhood, as well as a unique and damn fine carne asada taco...

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        xomisa Jan 27, 2011 07:23 AM

        Any luck finding these? I just discovered El Milagro totopos and want more!

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        1. re: xomisa
          puddin head Jan 27, 2011 03:48 PM

          ah, I kind of gave up...I found myself back home so often this past year that I just pick up 20 packs or so every time and keep them in the freezer. :) sorry!

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          puddin head Sep 28, 2011 08:18 PM

          Just wanted to give a quick update. Found! at Andale Taqueria y Mercado. Pricey at $1.50/package but if you need your fix you need your fix.

          Andale Taqueria y Mercado
          7700 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55423

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          1. re: puddin head
            ibew292 Sep 30, 2011 04:08 PM

            I just bought them there and they were 65 cents a package.

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