I've pretty much given up making my own salsa so the next best thing is the fresh salsas you find at carnicerias.
Anyone find any gems on the westside?
I've tried these:
taqueria sanchez's salsa roja - it's a tomato/serrano chile salsa very finely chopped/blended(deceptively spicy) Quite tasty..goes well with chips and with homemade tacos.
mar vista ranch market(SW corner of centinela and venice next to the auto parts store) has two homemade salsas and both bring alot of heat. A guacamole salsa and another salsa that is a very finely blended tomato and chile mix. I can't really nail down what's in it.
don felix meat market habanero salsa- ok this salsa is just ridiculously hot. I don't recommend using it as a dip for chips. It's more of just a novelty. That shot of heat goes well with a cold corona and lime.
but my fav salsa of late is the salsa at the El Camaguey Mercado (10925 Venice Blvd) This salsa doesn't have alot of heat but there is alot of flavor. It's a mild tomato salsa with chopped onions, cilantro and lime. It's the kind of salsa you can't put down and it's cheap too..only 1.69
Anyone have any westside favs? or any salsas from any carnicerias in the city or valley for that matter.