Reader: Burritos served soaking wet are disgusting

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In Denver, breakfast burritos are the breakfast of champions -- and just about everyone else, with drive-thru joints selling them on almost every corner, and vendors delivering them door-to-door in downtown office buildings. Still, some Denverites don't appreciate breakfast burritos -- or having to guess their origins.

See also: Guess where I'm eating a hot breakfast burrito on a cold day?

Says Sally:

"Wet" burritos or anything purported to be Mexican food served soaking wet and swimming in sauce ladled on just prior to serving is disgusting. I'd kill for some readily available authentic central Mexican cuisine instead of every "Mexican" place thinking they can serve Sysco in a can and hide the flavorless crap under a quart of New Mexican green chili.
How do you feel about wet burritos? Do you have any central Mexican suggestions for Sally?




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davebarnes
davebarnes topcommenter

Chili Verde - food from Puebla, Mexico.

Mantonat
Mantonat topcommenter

So far, all I've seen is people complaining about what they don't like and offering vague ideas about what they do like. Great - you hate smothered burritos and you yearn for the central Mexican food of your youth. But where in central Mexico did you live and what dishes did you love? Maybe we can help you find a good restaurant if you could just be a little more specific; central Mexico is a big area. Maybe there's a restaurant owner, chef, or cook reading this right now who would chime in. Maybe the Westword food writers could help you out. Maybe some of the knowledgeable commenters here know just the place. But you'll never find the answer if you don't ask the right question. So please, tell us where in Chicago, Ohio, and central Mexico the good stuff exists. We're curious. 

bondadprevalece
bondadprevalece topcommenter

@Mantonat I find the majority of people complaining about authenticity and what "real" Mexican food is are never actually Hispanic, but just random people who went on a mission trip to Honduras once. Either that or the person who's "from California'/Texas so I totally know Mexican food." Then they go on to complain about the authenticity of food made by actual Mexican immigrants.

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