La Taqueria claims to have “The Best Tacos and Burritos in the Whole World!!!” What a bold claim! We decided to have a Burrito Off. La Taqueria versus it’s next door neighbor, Elsy’s. The results may surprise you!
Alice went to Elsy’s and I went to La Taqueria to order our burritos. Super Veggie from Elsy’s and Veggie with sour cream and guac from La Taqueria. The prices leaned Elsy’s way ($4.50 vs $5.20), but both burritos took the same amount of time to be made.
Bonus! Elsy’s come with chips! And salsa that smells like childhood Pizza Hut dipping sauce but hits like a rubber band on the tongue. Score one for the chica.
Similar size and similar mass, it took ripping the foil off to discover the delectable differences between these pill-shaped dinners.
The first thing to notice is the tortilla. The Elsy’s tortilla is grilled and crispy like a night on the town, while the Taqueria tortilla is smooth like a night in bed. The ingredients are quite different, too. On the left we have a drippy salsa, sour cream, guacamole, cheese and beans, where on the right we have the same but add lettuce, white rice and carrots. In the end it was no contest. A burrito without rice is like a man without a pistol, insubstantial.
So in conclusion, with over 50% of the vote, Elsy’s SUPER Veggie Burrito beats out La Taq’s Veggie Burrito Plus Extras. No contest. Viva Elsy’s Burritos!