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La Torta in La Mesa


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La Torta in La Mesa

Dagney | Sep 17, 2013 06:28 PM

We had lunch at La Torta today. I have been wanting to eat at this place for eons and we finally made it there. I am just sorry we did not try it sooner.

The room is a medium-sized, casual affair. You place your order at the counter and then they deliver your food to your table.

I had the Chipotle Torta with beef (the beef was marinated in a Chipotle concoction). It was billed as a spicy dish, though I thought it was mild. I suspect they could turn up the heat upon request. The beef was tender as a dove and the rest of the ingredients in this torta (NOT a sandwich), the onions, the avocado, the Chipotle sauce, made for an EXCELLENT meal.

Husband had the Chorizo Torta. To die for, not greasy, rich rich rich, chorizo with onions and avocado. He swooned.

They make their own potatos. To order. They are cut like a potato chip, only slightly thicker. Made fresh. To order. Yes please.

We are going back.

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