In the mood for Mexican? Get recommendations on the best burritos in every area. Also ask Chowhounds for tips and recipes for making your own at home.

What Is the Difference Between a Burrito and an Enchilada?

When eating at a Mexican restaurant, it's easy to be overwhelmed by the vast array of menu options. There are just so many amazing combinations of beans, meat, and cheese, after all. Maybe you've got...

Serendipity--A Pleasant Surprise

by kaleokahu 2 months ago

I was recently presented with an unhappy choice for a Monday lunch in my old hood of Magnolia. My companion was elderly, doesn't care for "ethnic", and I was short on time. Many other possible ch...

Tico's Tacos (Salinas)

by Melanie Wong 17 years ago

Last weekend my brother needed a quick snack and pulled into Tico's Tacos on South Main St. Unbeknownst to me, he's been eating here since he was in high school. I'd never been in, assuming it wa...

ISO excellent flour tortillas that are commonly available

by soccermom13 4 months ago

I will need to buy tortillas to make breakfast burritos when I am in Florida cooking and freezing food for my daughter, son in law, grandchild to be. I would like to purchase both white flour and ...

Des Moines Register: What to know about Shelby Houlihan, nandrolone, a burrito, and her Olympic suspension

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

"...She believes the nandrolone came from pork in a burrito. Houlihan said she appealed the ruling to the Court of Arbitration for Sport and was informed that it did not accept her explanation. ...

Good FROZEN breakfast burritos

by soccermom13 6 months ago

I'm going to be cooking and freezing a variety of foods for my daughter and her husband who are expecting their first baby in August. She has requested breakfast burritos, but I am concerned about...

Shrimp Taco Dorado @ Mi Taqueria | Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Mi Taqueria opened on Monday. It's taken over the spot previously home to Boardwalk Subs, Red's Burgers, and even earlier, Campus Drive-In. I gave it a try on Day 3. I asked whether this was con...

Chayito's burritos-San Mateo/San Carlos

by wes 16 years ago

Best burritos I have ever had and it's been gone for probably 10 years. Anyone know what happened to them? They had 3 locations and the marinated steak they used in their burritos was heaven on ear...

Chayitos burritos in San Mateo

by Kahuku_Shrimp 17 years ago

There were 3 Chayitos locations that made awesome marinated steak burritos in San Mateo and San Carlos. Anyone know if they moved away or just shut down? I haven't been back to San Mateo in a long ...

Mission Style Burritos in OC?

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 1 year ago

Anyone know where to find great Mission Style Burritos (consider La Taqueria in San Francisco as the gold standard) in OC, preferably nearer to the airport vicinity? La Palma burritos are consider...

Kogi Still RULES - GO THERE!!! Now!

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 1 year ago

If you're in the SoCal area, get off your buttocks, put on your mask and go out and find a Kogi truck. Support the genius that is Roy Choi and luxuriate in the earth-shatteringly mind blowing flav...

Looking for a good Carne Asada Burrito

by austxca 12 years ago

I'm looking for a restaurant that serves *authentic Carne Asada burritos (not carne guisido or fajita beef) with NO beans or rice. Tres rolles on the side would be a bonus. *Authentic Carne As...

Tamales at Panaderia El Palomo in Cloverdale

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

This small family-owned bakery in Cloverdale has fresh tamales every day. Steaming hot right out of the steamer to consume immediately or available chilled if you're stocking up. Last week I st...

Free Little Amigo Burritos for Kids @ Tommy's Salsa in Novato

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"Tommy’s Salsa would like to help kids that are missing school who may need some extra meals. We will be providing rice, beans and cheese little amigo burritos (kid size) on school days to kids who...

Late Night Brain Burrito--Confessions/Questions

by rabo encendido 16 years ago

It's a point of pride, perhaps even occasional bragging, that I'll eat and like just about anything. Organs, heads, feet, blood this-or-that, bugs. Just no brussel sprouts, please. It's 1AM. Long...

El Valle Produce in Watsonville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

On a warm day last summer, I dashed into El Valle Produce in search of a cool beverage. I grabbed this watermelon-mint-limeade from the self-serve case which did the trick. The store has an attrac...

What is a classic authentic mexican burrito filled with?

by Ramius 9 years ago

I´ve been learning how to make burritos from Youtube videos lately. And they turn out tasting pretty good. I´ve been trying to find as many spanish speaking and latino looking cooks as possible. ...

Donut Avenue in Calexico?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

After reading about the role this 24-hour doughnut shop plays as a safe hangout for workers in the community, I'm curious about the food. Besides doughnuts and coffee, apparently it also serves san...

Burrito King in Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 years ago

Feels a bit silly to post about a spot named Burrito King without trying what should be the house specialty, but here goes anyway. After my second of two visits, I discovered that it should pr...

Al & Bea's Bean & Cheese Burrito Recipe?

by TommyG2013 3 years ago

Hi all, I've been trying to recreate the Bean & Cheese burrito recipe from Al & Bea's in Los Angeles (considered by a number of editors as one of the best around). I was wondering if anyone had...