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Looking for a deli with quesillo?

ZedKatsu Apr 23, 2010 07:23 AM

Just moved to San Diego and need a good supply of quesillo (Oaxacan cheese). Can anyone recommend a good Mexican deli?

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  1. stevuchan RE: ZedKatsu Apr 23, 2010 08:12 AM

    My go to spot is Northgate, 805 exit 43rd. They have a big cheese counter.

    1. DiningDiva RE: ZedKatsu Apr 23, 2010 01:50 PM

      Northgate is your best bet, unless you have connections to the south bay cheese smugglers. (Don't laugh, contraband cheese is HUGE at the border. It often turns up at the South Bay swap meets). Pancho Villa on El Cajon Blvd. where it crosses the 805 also has quesillo - Cacique or El Mexicano brands, both are decent.

      If you're in North County, talk the the woman that owns Fiesta Oaqueño (Escondido swap meet) and see where they get theirs.

      Pancho Villa's
      3245 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104

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