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best tamale: cart, take-out or dine-in

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best tamale: cart, take-out or dine-in

bigjeff | Jan 17, 2008 09:30 PM

eaten so many tamales and, they're all usually really good. random ladies selling them out of coolers or huge metal pots on roosevelt ave, a couple of very wet ones at the red hook ball fields, made a batch myself a few weeks ago and also many random carts, really from all over. but, I never usually get them in restaurants, taquerias or otherwise.

any tried-and-true, consistent favorites readily available? I like to get 2 or 3 at a time, esp. when they are the smaller $1 ones, and prefer the spicy ones (usually ends up being chicken w/ jalapeno) but would love to hear about other faves (apparently a lady stalks the line at DiFara's sometimes?). thanks in advance.

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