Tequila Comida & Cantina

Visited the long awaited opening of Tequila Comida &Cantina this evening for dinner. This newest addition to the Los Portales family of food purveyors is just trying out its sea legs with the refurbished space formerly occupied by Olo Cantina. You are greeted with a bolillo roll and red and green salsas or olive oil for dipping. I enjoyed my El Guapo cerveza and my Mole Pipian de Cuerdo My husband’s Tacos de Chicharones were very good, full of fried pork belly and pickled onions. The bar is fully stocked and Margaritas are excellent. The bartender is always willing to … Continue reading Tequila Comida & Cantina

Taqueria authentico in Wilmington!

Authentic ethnic food is hard to find in Wilmington, NC.  There. I’ve said it…  Except if you crave Mexican..Real Mexican.  You CAN find it at Taqueria Los Portales. Located in a nondescript little strip, next door to a tattoo parlor…you will feel like you’ve just crossed the border into another world.  This little gem isn’t fancy.  You order at the front counter, you have a seat at diner-type tables or at the small bar, and the food is brought out to you as it is prepared. There is a salsa bar with the usual Mexican accoutrements, 3-4 different salsas, sliced … Continue reading Taqueria authentico in Wilmington!