It’s hard to beat a food as satisfying as tacos, but then there’s that whole other category of hand-held Mexican eats: Burritos.
Vancouver’s La Taqueria has been killing the taco game for a few years now, so why not bring on burritos, right? And, boy did they.
They are launching a line-up of seven serious burritos, which incorporate their authentic flavours and ingredients and offer options for all sorts of appetites, from their big time beef to a filling vegetarian version.
While La Taqueria revealed that burritos were in their future at their forthcoming Hornby Street outpost, the chain has opted to bring the burritos to all of their locations, starting Thursday, April 13.
Weighing in at nearly a pound each, these new burritos pack a lot of heft, and come with a price tag of $13.75. Before you balk, bear in mind how much food it takes to make nearly a pound’s worth of burrito goodness–you may want to divide and conquer with a friend or show up really hungry.
Designed by Cesar Madrigal, the operational chef for La Taqueria, here are all seven of the new burritos:
Carne in Adobo (Beef)
Braised Sirloin Tips in Adobo Sauce, served with Pico de Gallo, Charro Beans, Cilantro and Tortilla Chips.
Al Pastor (Pork)
La Taqueria’s classic Al Pastor Pork, served with Charro Beans, Pineapple Pico de Gallo, and Chipotle Mayo
Tinga de Pollo (Chicken)
Popular traditional Chicken Mexican dish, served with Black Beans, Cheese, Crema, Salsa Fresca and Tortilla Chips.
Pollo con Mole (Chicken)
Chicken in a Chocolate Sauce, served with Black Beans, Cheese, Crema, Plantain Chips and Pickled Onions.
Slow cooked Pork, Served with Charro Beans, Pico de Gallo, Pickled Onions and Cilantro
Beer Battered Ocean Wise Cod Fillet, Served with Chipotle and Wasabi Mayo, Sweet Ponzu, and Cilantro and a touch of Salsa Fresca
Rajas con Crema: (Vegetarian)
Authentic Rajas con Crema (Roasted Poblano Peppers), served with Black Beans, Chipotle Mayo, Sauteed Mushrooms and Kale, topped with Mozzarella Cheese
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Oh, and PS, did we mention you can get slushy margaritas at their Cambie location? The drink pairs really well with the richness of the burritos, and if you can swing it, makes for a great addition to your meal.