Sal Y Limon: Best Burritos?

So I rarely ever eat Mexican food really and when I do it’s not authentic so I can’t say I know much about burritos but so far these are the BEST that I’ve ever eaten! Ok so I don’t eat many burritos so you gotta keep that in mind. However, I am now going to try all the burritos I can find so I can compare them!

Sal Y Limon is located on Kingsway and Fraser in this small complex that I would never visit otherwise. In other words, it’s a bit of a hole in the wall but I’m so glad I found it! The inside looks alright and there was a steady stream of customers. The parking lot is really small though.

Sal Y LimonI had the Pierna¬†Burrito¬†which was slow roasted pulled pork (yes I still have a thing for pulled pork) and it’s nice that they cut it in half for you so you can see all the lovely ingredients. The burrito was really juicy and flavourful and the rice was really good. I didn’t even mind the beans in there. You can also customize it so if you want extra jalapenos or something, go for it! I just had everything in it. I just can’t describe how good this was!!! The pork was really soft and tender too and the burrito was just mildly spicy to me even though there were jalapenos. The tortilla wrap was quite soft and thin and it held everything really well. I thought the burrito might be bigger but it was a good size for me and the flavour made up for it! Price was good too. They also have a variety of different salsas and sauces you can use ranging from mild to spicy! You can try them all by putting them in little containers.

Sal Y LimonMy co worker got some tacos which she also thought were pretty good and comparable to La Taqueria. Top left: fish taco, top right: chicken, bottom right: pulled pork, bottom left: marinated pork with pineapple. She said the fish taco was the best!

Sal Y LimonThis place was so good that my co workers and I decided to come back the following week. :D Yes we were that impressed! I got another burrito, this time I had the Cordero Al Cilantro which was lamb marinated in cilantro. I put some chipotle sauce on top before I took the picture. I liked the lamb even more than the pulled pork!!! It was just marinated even better and the flavour was stronger? If you don’t like lamb then you’re probably not going to get this but if you do it’s delicious! I noticed the second half of the burrito got really oily though because the wrapper was wet. =/ Other than that it was still really good!

I also tried my friend’s horchata which I’ve never tried before. It’s a drink made with rice and barley and cinnamon and it basically looks like milk and tastes like cinnamon flavoured milk! It was pretty good :)

I wouldn’t coming back again soon but it can get messy! I have to try more Mexican food now! Burritos here I come!

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La Taqueria – Broadway

Since I work really close to La Taqueria my coworkers and I decided to try it today! I’ve heard a lot about it and whenever someone mentions tacos, it’s either Chronic Tacos or La Taqueria that comes to mind. It’s conveniently located right across from the Broadway Canada Line Station. We noticed that they had a daily special: $9.50 for 4 meat tacos. I wasn’t that hungry so I just got two. I had no idea what to get off the menu so I just picked two things.

So after staring at the menu board for a while and feeling slightly overwhelmed, I settled on the Al Pastor and Carnitas. They’re $2.50 each for the meat ones and $2 for the vegetarian ones. We gave the server our names and he brought our food to the table shortly afterwards.

Al Pastor on the right and Carnitas on the left. The tacos come on two little soft flour shells and seriously the closest description of what they taste like is pulled pork but with different sauces. They were both very flavorful but I didn’t really like the taste of the taco shells though. I think it’s the doughy taste? They also have 4 different hot sauces ranging from mild to hot at their condiment stand along with some pickled red onion and jalapenos that you can add to your taco.

This was my friend’s plate which consisted of the Al Pastor, Pollo Con Mole, Tinga De Pollo? and the mexican potatoes which was recommended to us by the cashier. I tried the potatoes one and it was good but I think I prefer meat in my tacos!

It looked quite busy and full when we walked in around 4pm but since it’s pretty much fast food the place emptied out again by the time we were finished. Remember to get lots of napkins because these things are messy!

~Chubbybunny077
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