When Jay & I were trying to figure out dinner last night it took a while! Even though both of us are food $luts, it started raining and we felt kind of blah. Neither of us felt like cooking, even though for the first time in about a week I actually had real food in the fridge. We didn’t really feel like going out either…but one of Jay’s ideas sounded the best… “let’s try that new taco place”.
We made the short drive to El Jefe Luchador (translation: The Boss Fighter), which features “Hardcore Mexican Street Food”. Luckily there weren’t too many people there, because I was taking a while to peruse that menu. The left side of the menu has a “make your own” vibe. It lists the meats on top…they have the typical pork, chicken etc. They also have some cool options like “Al Pastor”, which is steak & pineapple; and “Hongos y Name”, which is Mushrooms and Fried Yams. The preparations include tacos, quesadilla (which is the same as a taco but with lots of cheese), torta (Mexican sandwich), and salad (which I hear is actually really good).
The right side of the menu has specialty concoctions of all of the above…plus some seafood tacos. They ALL sounded good. After we ordered 6 tacos & 1 quesadilla, we sat down and waited for our order.
Our goodies have now arrived! I had no clue which was which so thank gawd we were near the menu. The only one I could figure out within the first 30 seconds was the El Jefe Luchador Quesadilla which had mucho cheese, grilled pineapple, pico de gallo, and steak. WOW it was amazing! It was spicy, sweet, cheesy and tangy all at the same time. I wish I had ordered more!
The other ones were really good too! There wasn’t one that was just “okay”. These below are the Ultimo Dragon (pork, hoisin sauce, and the missing kimchee slaw b/c jay hates slaw, boo) and the Mahi Taco.
This next one is the “El Santo” with steak, roasted corn, pico de gallo, and fresh cheese… and I didn’t even mention the tortillas yet. They are soft with crispy edges, and not too thick like some corn tortillas I’ve had.
How do you like your tacos?