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February 29, 2008

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Michael Greenberg

I think it would, er, does! Where I live in Philadelphia, there is a boon of Mexican restaurants (with roots in Puebla and elsewhere) serving magnificent tortas and cemitas. In fact, right next to the...notorious cheesesteakers Pat's & Geno's, a Mexican restaurant (La Lupe) produces a sandwich that completely outclasses the overdone waste of cheap shaved meat that Pat and Geno have the gall to call a sandwich. Your pictures give me yet another reason to visit Puebla.

Joanna

Mexican street/market food, from all regions, is just unbeatable. I always try to explain this to friends who have never traveled in Mexico, and there's really no way to talk about it - you have to eat it and try all kinds of different things to really get how beautiful, flavorful and varied it is. And healthy, I would even argue.

Steven Sando

it's funny, we don't have many Poblanos here in California. most of the Mexicans here are from jalisco, Michoacan and some from Oaxaca. So the cuisine in Puebla was very new to me. Michael, I'd never even heard the word "cemita" until I was in Puebla.
Joanna, I think you are right. And i use some common sense but I wouldn't call myself cautious and, knock wood, I've never gotten sick from the food.

josefa

Here in Chicago there is a fabulous restaurant called Taqueria Puebla, with the most delicious Cemitas outside of Puebla. They are well chronicled at www.lthforum.com and by doing a simple search for "cemitas" or "taqueria puebla".

Let me know when you plan to visit Chicago and I will be sure to get your fan club out to do a taqueria crawl...

Michael Warshauer

Steve, we are going to Puebla at the end of December, and would love to have the name (Las Poblanitas?) and address of that cemitas place. It looks like it's in a mercado.

Gracias y saludos,
Mike

Kim

In Chicago with have Cemitas Puebla which was recently featured on Food Network's Diners Drive-in's and Dives. I haven't actually tried it yet but it is very close to my house. I plan to visit it this weekend. http://www.cemitaspuebla.com/index.htm

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