> > > If you run it by google translate it seems to say that it is healthier to chew on > a > > > concrete building block than to eat at taco bell > > > > > > There was an authentic Mexican food place in a nearby town several years back. It > was > > a place you went up to and ordered (not a full-fledged, walk-in restaurant). Their > > tacos.... Eh, the corn tortillas were the soft kind (like what you might use in > > enchiladas), but fried in oil... This made them very, very tough. The stuff inside > > was alright. But it wasn't anything like what you'd get at Taco-Bell. > > > > So, they either did a piss-poor job of preparing them, or authentic Mexican food > > really sucks. > > Those are not tacos, those are flautas (literally "flute", make some holes in it and > you might play a tune >_< ) and are usually dipped on guacamole salsa. I am not > too fond of them since they are hard and they have little meat, but my mom and sister > like them (but are not fond of sushi), so YMMV.
No. They weren't wrapped like (what I'd call a) Taquito(sp?). The thing they served at this place was like the embeded pic below.
I guess the shells were fried... Maybe 'soaked in grease' would be a more appropriate term. Whatever they did to 'em (like I said) they were very, very tough to bite into and pull apart.