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: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/548434 and I can't wait to go there and try it out since I work a couple blocks from there)