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Los Polliotos closed? And Castro's gets crazy hot

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Los Polliotos closed? And Castro's gets crazy hot

Cathy Elton | Apr 19, 2002 11:07 AM

I tried to go to Los Pollitos last night (the one on 5th Ave.), and it was closed. Does anyone know if this is a permanent thing, or are they just on vacation or something?

Still needing to fulfill our Mexican craving, we drove over to Castro's on Myrtle Ave. I ordered "camarrones enchilados" (shrimp in hot sauce), and you would not believe how spicy it was. I've eaten a lot of hot food in my life, but this was mind-blowingly spicy. Maybe the spiciest thing I've ever had!! Really good, though. You've gotta try it. And as usual, the beans and rice here were perfect. I really love this place.

I think the cook decided to start making everything more spicy, because I've had that shrimp dish there before, and the sauce was completely different. Also, my boyfriend's sopes, usually a bland item, were quite spicy, too.

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