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Papalote Mexican Grill

Address: 3409 24th St.
Websitepapalote-sf.com

Featured on Throwdown with Bobby Flay, Papalote brings Mexican cuisine to the next level by incorporating the distinctive qualities of Filipino cuisine. 

I started with the chips and salsa. The chips were lightly salted, fried, but not too greasy. The chipotle salsa was a red-orange color and semi-thick. The sweet-tomato tang first bite turned zesty and spicy with each subsequent bite.

The chicken adobo burrito, or the "Mexipino," was the main course of my night. Wrapped in a flour tortilla and loaded with garlic rice, flavorful chicken adobo, scrambled eggs, and tomatoes, the Mexipino is bountiful, savory, and delicious.

Added bonus: At Papalote you might even see Dan the Automator stroll in and order food, like I did.

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