However, my first Mexican taco experience was with tacos arabes. As much as I like tacos al pastor (and I LOVE them), tacos arabes are still my favorites.
Maybe it´s because I´m fron the US and I prefer wheat tortillas to corn tortillas. But, to be honest, the tortillas used in tacos arabes are more of a pita bread than a wheat tortilla
Maybe it´s the chipotle-laden sauce that should be generously poured over the meat. I´m a sucker for chipotles. But who isn´t?
Whatever the reason, whenever I´m in Puebla, I just can´t get enough of these beauties.
Yet another reason that I thank the Lebanese-Mexican community´s contributions to this country.
|Mmmm . . . just look at that porky goodness!|
Where can one find tacos arabes?
Lots of taco places in the city of Puebla will sell them. A big chain for tacos arabes is the Antigua Taquería Oriental. They´ve got locations all over Puebla, but I´m guessing that the original is on the zócalo in Puebla, on the same side as the entrance to the cathedral. It´s small and easy to miss (the other franchises are a great deal larger . . . if, indeed, they are the same franchise). Whatever, they are, they´re all good!