Taqueria La Oaxaquena
But the kitchen yields other rewards as well. Huaraches, the sandal-shaped boats of masa dough, are sublime loaded with rich goat meat. Chicken tamales, flavored either with mole or salsa verde, have a surprisingly delicate texture. Our latest discovery: Even a burrito stuffed with carnitas blasts the palate in all the right ways. The food makes up for a humble interior and sometimes-slow service.
Photo by Iain Bagwell