Restaurants & Bars Ontario (inc. Toronto) Tamales

Hot tamales

Devilish | | Oct 22, 2008 11:11 AM


Back in March, me and a friend were crossing US-Mexico border at 5am from Tijuana, Mexico back into San Diego, CA-US.

Right before we crossed the gate, a LOT of Mexicans were standing in a line (to show paperwork to the US border security). Around there, there was a kiosk (if you can call it that), with a boy behind it making some food stuff. My friend says "Let's pick this up, I'm really hungry.".. I said sure. The guy asks me red or green - I automatically say red because I'm a spicy kinda guy.

I ended up getting a Tamale (told to me next morning). In our cab ride back to another friend's place near the border in San Diego, I devoured the best "food" EVER! It was SO TASTY! (Either that, or the 5am drunkness didn't really give me a good feel?)

Something about it being given to me like a roadside hotdog stand or the fact that it was hot and tasty over the corn makes me wonder when I will go back there again. But let's be realistic now, who goes to Mexico for a tamale? Not me. I don't have that kind of money.

Hence, here I am. Asking you hounders for help. Please tell me where I can find a similar experience of a tamale in Toronto, most preferably downtown Toronto.

(I've looked at this post: and I can't wait to go there and try it out since I work a couple blocks from there



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