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Where can I find some good crispy carnitas?

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Where can I find some good crispy carnitas?

dergrosseludwig | Aug 17, 2006 04:54 AM

I'm looking for a Mexican joint (restaurants, hole in the wall, truck, whatever) that makes good crispy carnitas.

The best carnitas I know come from El Cuervo on Washington and 1st in San Diego. They are made with lard and are crispy on the outside, but still moist and juicy on the inside. I have yet to find a place in LA where the carnitas are anything like that, though I haven't done too much searching yet.

Grateful for any good tips. Thanks.

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