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Aug 20, 2012 01:11 PM

Them's Fighting Words!

Esquire says "The Best California Burrito" is served at Alejandro's in Costa Mesa, CA.

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    1. Any mag that would consider a burrito with fries in it as anything approaching a "best" burrito gets automatically dismissed in my world.

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      1. re: deckape

        Agree, maybe Idaho's best burrito!

        1. re: deckape

          Blasphemers! Um, also this is "late night" food, with the emphasis on soaking up adult beverages.

          But back to original point of the post - that burrito doesn't even have guacamole in it. I realize that a California burrito doesn't need to have guacamole on it, but the best California burrito needs to have guac, IMHO.

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            1. Maybe we should ask hillbilly bob in Alabama about which restaurant in Sweden serves the most authentic home style Swedish food because, you know, there is just no one more qualified to make such a determination.

              It's the same with Esquire and California Burritos. I'm willing to bet their "studies" of the topic amounted to nothing more than reading some Yelp reviews before spending 20 minutes eating at one restaurant.

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              1. re: oerdin

                Sad to say, but all those publications including NYT are well- staffed with 20-something southern Californians. Hillbilly Bob would be a step up, in my estimation.

                1. re: oerdin

                  I just laughed out loud, that was hilarious.