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Birria de chivo at El Nopalito in Encinitas

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Birria de chivo at El Nopalito in Encinitas

Leucadian | Dec 14, 2006 04:00 AM

I just had a birria taco at El Nopalito. It was moist, and spicy, with onions and cilantro. I squeezed a lime on it and added some salsa verde on the recommendation of one of the other diners. I had never had birria before, so I don't have anything to compare it to. It didn't knock me over, but it was good, and I'd have it again.

Who makes the definitive birria de chivo?

They had bags of chips and tortillas on the shelves, and tamales and salsa in the cooler. I really like their tamales.

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