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Mexico City Food in Bay Area

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donnachow Mar 22, 2013 01:16 PM

looking for Mexico City style food in Bay area?

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    Jeff RE: donnachow Mar 22, 2013 01:19 PM

    We had a nice meal at Chilango last night (Church just south of Market).

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      Tripeler RE: Jeff Mar 22, 2013 01:23 PM

      I had a great meal with my wife and my sister at Chilango about a year ago, and thought it was worth going again. Rare to have a Mexican meal that didn't leave me entirely stuffed.

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        Robert Lauriston RE: Jeff Mar 22, 2013 01:45 PM

        The menu on the web site doesn't read very Mexico City / DF style to me.

        http://www.chilangorestaurantsf.com/C...

        Mmm, buche.

      2. Robert Lauriston RE: donnachow Mar 22, 2013 01:20 PM

        El Huarache Azteca in Oakland.

        Mexico DF in SF closed and wasn't living up to its name anyway.

        http://www.chow.com/search?query=dist...

        1. ckshen RE: donnachow Mar 22, 2013 02:31 PM

          what is DF style? DF has a lot of influence from all surrounding states.

          If you are thinking about things like torta, La Casita Chilanga in redwood city serves torta.

          1. Sushi Monster RE: donnachow Mar 23, 2013 07:27 PM

            All the Casitas Chilanga in Redwood City (there are several) pride themselves on being DF-centric. Aside from the tortas, look at the large plates on the menu. Also, that's the only RWC taqueria that will do a lamb taco (on the weekends).

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              Robert Lauriston RE: Sushi Monster Mar 23, 2013 08:31 PM

              El Huarache Azteca does lamb on the weekends as well.

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