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Jun 6, 2012 09:53 AM

Mexican deli food -- buy it cold & cook at home?

Looking for a place that sells un-cooked enchiladas etc to heat at home. Hollywood, West Hollywood or the Valley preferred. Gallegos in West LA closed recently (boohoo!) Many thanks!

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  1. For Gallegos like Enchiladas... there are the enchiladas at Magees in the Farmers Market on 3rd and Fairfax....


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    1. re: Dommy

      Are there any of the Mexican markets around town that you like for take home "heat and eat" food, Dommy?

      1. re: Servorg

        Not for Enchiladas. Generally I make my own Mexican food at home or when I want catering, I go to a favorite Mexican restaurant and pick up trays (Taqueria Sanchez & Sazon Latin Fusion is our current favorite). Most will do it for you...


        1. re: Dommy

          Sazon...great idea! I didn't even think about the fact that they would do this. How much for a tray and how many is that? You obviously call them in advance. Do they need more than a days notice to have them ready? Sorry for all the questions but now I'm excited (and drooling).

          1. re: Servorg

            Oh, it's been a good two years since I last was in a lurch so just needed some basics from her (Rice, beans, flan) It was all very well priced for a party of about 30. And of course, Claudia as always was a complete doll about it. Call her about a week in advance (more if you can) and she can hook you up with trays of her famous flan, bread pudding, salads, taco meat... whatever!


    2. Vallarta Markets has a large selection of take-out food. I haven't tried their enchiladas however. Trader Joes was carrying frozen Corn Maiden enchiladas. Not sure if they still do.

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      1. re: ebethsdad

        For frozen I thought the Amy's enchiladas were quite good. Better than some restaurant enchiladas I've had...