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Mexican breakfast in Salinas?

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by srr 13 years ago

My DH and I are driving from SF to Pismo on Sunday morning and would like to stop somewhere for breakfast. By breakfast, I mean anything from chilaquiles to menudo to birria to huevos con machaca....

Salinas Juneteenth Celebration, June 19, 1pm to 4pm

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

"Salinas Time to Shine! Food, Vendors and Music Rodeo Grounds Salinas 1PM to 4PM Masks and COVID Guidelines Enforced" https://www.instagram.com/salinasjuneteenth/ 1034 N Main St, Salina...

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by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

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by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

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