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Chacarero v. Zo: drug of choice?


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Chacarero v. Zo: drug of choice?

StevieC | Dec 16, 2009 05:59 AM

The infamous Chacarero sandwiches (I prefer the meat, but the chicken is also good) are very, very good. No debate there. Outstanding, even, in their quality and simplicity. But I think they have been dethroned by Zo’s original gyro as my downtown sandwich drug of choice. (Sam LaGrassa’s roast beef gets honorable mention). I get in the mood for Chacarero; I physically NEED Zo’s gyro. Weekly. Sometimes twice weekly. (??). When I finish one, I temper my disappointment that the experience is over by carefully plotting when I will get the next one. It is flatbread wrapped crack. When they first opened, they had some over-seasoning issues with the pork, but that has been resolved. There are only five ingredients; each is of the highest quality and each is perfectly proportioned to the other. I had one yesterday and after writing this I might have to get another one today.

I hope others feel the same way. Zo seems to be doing good business, but if they closed for any reason I really don’t know what I would do.

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