Mexican Chorizo in OC
Anybody know where to buy tasty/spicy Mexican chorizo in Orange County? The best I've ever had was from Huntington Meats at the Farmers Market in LA -- very very good! I've tried the chorizo from some of the Mexican markets in OC (La Reina, Vallarta, Northgate, etc.), but they don't compare to the chorizo from Huntington Meats.
Check this place out !
It's in Santa Ana and this is not your typical Mexican style Chorizo that we think of - there is no or very little of that orange grease in these babies.
Ochoa's Chorizo, on Warner (west of Main Street) in Santa Ana. This is a family-run place, and all they make is chorizo*. It's made right there on the premises, and you can buy them by the whole or a half-link (the links are about a yard long!)
IIRC there are four kinds, a mild pork, a hot pork, a green pork (from jalpenos) and a chicken. They are all truly delicious, and quite lean so you can grill them without fear of a grease fire.
Note that it's cash-only, folks.
* Actually that's not quite correct, they also make outstanding salsas, a green and a red. You need to get both of them ! Also the chips and tortillas they sell are locally made and excellent. The chips are the thin version and are my idea of the perfect tortilla chip. A huge bag costs almost nothing.