Tag Archives: Mexican food

Tacos with a View

Nexcalli tacos

Today we’re revisiting a favorite from the archives. Below is an updated version of an article that appeared in one of Daily Nutmeg’s early editions, published on April 17, 2012. Enjoy!

There are 10 spots for 10…

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’Ritas and ’Ritos

Frozen and rocks margaritas at c.o.jones

For many years, c.o.jones, the Mexican restaurant and tequila lounge in East Rock, has served a margarita called the Waborita, a portmanteau that pulls in the name of the tequila that’s in it, Cabo Wabo.…

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Holy Oaxacamole

Oaxaca interior

Is guacamole-making an art? And if it’s created tableside in a molcajete, does it qualify as performance art? At Oaxaca Kitchen, the answer is yes to both, and it isn’t the only art to be found. Deep flavor, soulful textures, …

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Tacos With A View

Tacos with a View

There are 12 spots for 12 trucks on two thin, unassuming strips of asphalt and splotchy grass on Long Wharf Drive, one in either direction after you take exit 46 off I-95 northbound. They’re easy to miss, tucked between New …

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Tequila, Guacamole, and a Nice Ass

Cucos at Geronimo

Cucos the donkey was tired. It had been a long night for the celebrity beast of burden; saddled with a blanket and a decorative tequila cask, he’d been the “it” quadruped of the party, and everyone wanted to have their …

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