Chewbacca

November 9, 2011

in restaurant, soup/stew

Yesterday was my friend Aaron’s birthday! A group of us gathered at Malo in Silver Lake for a celebratory dinner.

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The requisite Mexican meal starter:

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Everything on the menu is a la carte, so we got two orders of the “salsa flight” to share

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“Chewy chips” were requested – these are essentially undercooked tortillas. The LA Times warns that you will ruin your appetite mindlessly eating them.

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They were right. Highly addictive.  I consumed about 3/4 of the basket…

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…and probably 1/3 of the “regular crispy” ones too!!!

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Dunked in a lot of salsa – I favored the Chile Negro one, probably because it was on top…

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…and because it had chocolate.  Used some to flavor the side salad of cabbage, radish, and onion that came with my soup –

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This is the chicken pozole (<—recipe can be found on The Food Network)

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I was chipped-out and wound up taking most of it home

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(Squeezed in a taste of Abe’s soyrizo burrito, though.)

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I was even too full for dessert (yes, ya heard right) …

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mini cupcakes from Crumbs

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Happy Birthday Aaron!!!

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