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Troy Johnson’s month-long quest for the Mexican specialty

The Best Birria in San Diego


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Location: CA-San Diego

Story Date: 2/18/2020

Publisher: San Diego Magazine   

Author: Troy Johnson

It was inevitable. One of Mexican cuisine’s greatest hits has finally started to sweep the U.S. Ladle it on a crispy quesadilla. Nuzzle it into a taco. Or just serve it steaming in its own stark beauty in a cup. Birria has that stew magic—hours and hours worth of concentrated flavor packed into a tiny bit of succulent meat, swimming in a god broth. It is to Mexico what coq au vin is to France or panang curry to Thailand.

Place Category: Food & Drink

Story Category: Top/Best/Coolest Lists

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