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Goat

Warren | Aug 20, 2003 04:43 PM

In the early 60's myself and a friend were driving from Tampico, Mexico to the border. About 250 or so miles over 1960 Mexican roads. Anyway the trip was taking longer then we thought and had to abandon plans to eat in the USA. We were starving out in the middle of what looked like the moon. We finally come into a small town and see the one diner?cafe. We decided that we had to get something, so we tried it. Very clean and neat. Carta Blanca beer for a peso, which I believe was $.12 then. The problem was no one spoke English and the menu was completely in Spanish. About 10 items on it, none of which we could understand. So we decided to just select the most expensive one and try our luck. I think it was something like 50 cents American money. The waiter then ask in sign language if we wanted a shoulder or leg. I selected one, the other guy selected thye other. Anyway. a large portion of juicy white meat comes out with some beans on the side with some bread as I recall. We began to eat and was plesantly surprised. Delicious. When we finally reached the border, we found out it was bar-b-que goat. Good and juicy and tender. No sauce, just it's own jucies.I have never tasted it since. Any suggestions on where I may be able to find something like it nearby? Thanks.

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