Far from Mexico, these local restaurants still bring the heat.
At Saguaro Restaurant in south Minneapolis, you’ll find tacos, enchiladas and tamales, but this isn’t exactly a Mexican restaurant.
The avocado is really having a moment. A Google search yields hundreds of recipes from soups to even ice cream. But the original avocado recipe is guacamole, especially at St. Paul’s Boca Chica — which WCCO viewers picked as the Best of Minnesota.
Ever heard of a burrito brawl? It’s a cook-off showdown to see who makes the best burrito at Midtown Global Market. A ticket will get you a burrito from Hot Indian Foods and El Burrito Mercado, plus two beers and a pint glass.
For as long as anyone can remember, Mexican families have been gathering around at Christmas time to make “tamales dulces.” Milissa Silva-Diaz and her mother Maria are keeping the tradition alive at El Burrito Mercado in St Paul. “Tamales go back from the Aztecan, Mayan civilizations,” Milissa said. “And because it’s such a great comfort food and it travels well.”
The state of Minnesota features a really diversified culinary experience with a unique set of restaurants that know how to prepare fresh avocado-based guacamole.
Some of the best tacos can be found right here in the Twin Cities and these five restaurants have some of the tastiest around.
Regardless of what football team you root for, you are sure to be a fan of this amazing recipe. Easy and fun to make, these are a true treat for the mouth and will have all your football buddies saying, “please pass the peppers!”
It costs just $2.50 to grab some grub at one of the Twin Cities’ top 10 restaurants. At Midtown Global Market, the Latin/South American flavors of Sonora Grill have people lining up to taste the creations of Conrado Paredes and Alejandro Castillon.
Minnesota is indisputably the Land of 10,000 Lakes, but it’s also the Land of the Fabulous Fajita. And after you try these fajitas, you won’t dispute that moniker either.
Head to these Twin Cities hot spots to put a little spice in your Cinco de Mayo celebration.
From salsa and guacamole to pupusas and picanha, all the way to the decadent dessert flan: Where to find the best Latin American food in the Twin Cities.