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Best pupusas in El Salvador - Olocuilta La Paz or Los Planes de Renderos?

rworange Nov 4, 2011 12:32 AM

I was talking to someone who grew up in El Salvador about pupusas and he said that Olocuilta was the place to go. It is known for rice pupusas
http://www.servinghistory.com/topics/Olocuilta

He like Los Planes de Renderos second best and said it was on top of a mountain and had a bonus of great views.
http://www.servinghistory.com/topics/...

Anyone been to any place and have more info?

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    keith Nov 4, 2011 11:15 AM

    The pupusas at Los Planes are delicious, but you really have to go to Olocuilta for the very best (and the better experience). Essentially Olocuilta is town of 50+ different pupuserias, each putting out a slightly different version of Pupusa. While they do specialize in rice pupusas, they all also make the traditional corn variety. You can tell them which filling you want (typically: queso, queso con loroco, chicharon, frijoles, frijoles con queso, revueltas [everything], and sometimes squash blossom) which dough you want, and they'll make and griddle it on the spot. Served with giant plastic jugs of curtido (pickled slaw), it's a great gustatory experience. Favorites in Olocuilta include:
    Pupuseria Abrego, Pupuseria El Manguito, and Pupuseria El Tejano

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