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Mar 6, 2010 07:49 AM

Best Chips & Salsa in LA/OC?

Love the chips and salsa at Paco's in Arcadia with the salsa being chunky and flavorful and the chips tasty and puffy. Where else can I find good salsa (preferably mild to medium heat factor) and chips anywhere in LA & OC areas? Thanks!

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  1. La Golondrina is always a favorite for this. I particularly like the hot creamy salsa that you can order on the side, but it isn't what you're requesting. Indeed, chips, salsa, guacamole, margaritas, and mariachi are the best things about Golondrina.

    My favorite chips are those at Casa downtown. I can't remember whether they have a pico de gallo type salsa or not.

    1. Not "authentic" but Malo in Silverlake makes addictive chips and salsa, both soft and crunchy variants.

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      1. re: cls

        mmm...yes. that habanero cream salsa is amazing.

        1. I hate to say it, but I like Chevy's (yes-the chain). I like how they mix flour tortilla chips in with the corn. And their salsa is good, too.

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          1. re: schrutefarms

            I was pleasantly surprised with Chevy's chips and salsa... definitely worth recommending.

          2. The salsa (brown smokey one) at Baja Fresh is deelish!