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Jan 26, 2012 06:49 AM

Carnitas Snack Shack..

I don't eat the stuff but this sure looks good..

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  1. Good tip.

    Looks like it took over the old Vo's Cafe location.

    1. I had the pork sandwich (pulled pork, bacon, fried pork loin cutlet), which was obviously porky, and had an interesting melange of textures, but would have been too much pork had there not been the sour pickle and pepper relish.

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      1. re: jmtreg

        Agreed, it was a pork cavalcade but at the end of the meal I had the [very] rare opinion of something have TOO much pork. My GF had the carnitas tacos which were quite fat and very well done. I look forward to returning to force the rest of the menu thru my arteries.

      2. Nice presentation of their menu, is this enough to get you over to the 'dark side'? Nice Pulled Pork Poutine!!

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        1. re: cstr

          Never been into eating meat...but love that you all are into it and the menu/pics look great.
          They have a veggie dish and the jalapeno bread looks delicious.
          When are you going so you can report back?

          Wishing them all the the North 'Pork' reference..

          1. re: Beach Chick

            "Never been into eating meat"

            But Beach Chick aren't you the Patty Melt Maven?
            If not then I've been blaming the wrong person for my new found food obsession!

            1. re: Island

              Yes sista..I am the Patty Melt Maven!

              I love my Patty Melts but I do a garden burger and gussy it up just like a PM..
              I order them at restaurants this way too...they are so frigging good!
              I do eat an occasional double double with extra sauce and grilled onions maybe once a year but half way through I just can't finish it...same with the Patty Melt thing.
              Weird I know.

              Let the blame game for the love of the beloved Patty Melt start and end with me..

            2. re: Beach Chick

              Yeah, I thought you were Patty Melt Bonkers?

              1. re: stevewag23

                Bonkers for Patty Melt' that!

          2. Usually have a veggie special of the day that's very well executed and tasty. Sometimes I even chose it over sweet sweet pork.

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            1. re: zmirzlina

              Love that they have a 'Veggie Special' of the day...and that you chose it over the sweet sweet Pork.

            2. I'm quite pleased with the spot thus far. The pork belly, carnitas torta, and the salads have all been spot on goodness. The only curiosity is they take the time to make their own ketchup but not their own salsa. Hopefully they will come to their senses. Alas all should go forth and sample their fare.