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Molcajete a la Mexicana
The fragrance of charred meat, garlic and hot tortillas on the griddle at Birrieria La Barca Jalisco is maddening. At La Barca you'll see that almost everybody is getting either molcajetes or the birria, seething mortars of shrimp, or the birrieria's titular bowl of goat. Read Jonathan Gold's "At El Monte's Birrieria La Barca Jalisco, spicy transcendence comes in a molcajete."