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Tacorito- Gone but not forgotten...Omaha/Lincoln, NE and CO

mmgd1960 | Feb 7, 201212:59 PM     13

When I was growing up in Omaha I was a bus-girl about 35 years ago at La Fonda's aka Holly Inn. The restaurant was founded by the late George Pappas of CO. I fell in love with the "Tacorito", a big stuffed burrito covered by a secret gravy/sauce and cheese. I have tried numerous attempts to duplicate this delicious heart attack on a plate, and finally almost have it mastered. It's like anything, eat in moderation and savor it. Their nachos were exceptional, too. It must have been the chips and cheese they used. All of their restaurants have closed after over 35+ years, but other restaurants are making a similar dish or were given the recipe. I won't mention the one I tried, but I think mine came out better. I use to get their "secret" gravy aka Colorado sauce and freeze it and bring back to Daytona, but since they are gone now, I just have to make them as close as I can. I do miss the atmosphere. It was a fun place to dine...

La Fonda's
2820 S 123rd Ct, Omaha, NE 68144

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