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Chaka Chaka Just Keeps Getting Better

Chaka Chaka Just Keeps Getting Better
Jonathan McNamara

A little birdie (okay, Facebook) told us that our new favorite lunch spots, Chaka Chaka, added a few more items to their already fabulous, yet small, menu.

We paid our favorite chef/comedian, Charlie Blonkenfeld, a visit this week to try out the new eats. Just as we suspected --- soooo good.

The hardest part was resisting our standby, the jerked chicken. But in the interest of journalism, we did just that and tried both the beef and chicken tacos (they also have veggie). Freshly grilled tender chunks of meat, shredded cabbage and mango cilantro salsa overflowed the two warm corn tortillas.

Chaka Chaka Just Keeps Getting Better
Jonathan McNamara

The fried rice is like nothing we've tasted before: tender rice bursting with ripe tomatoes, fresh basil and lots of garlic. The black bean soup was a little thick to be considered a soup but it was still the best bowl of black beans we have tasted in quite a while.

There are black beans under there, promise!
There are black beans under there, promise!
Jonathan McNamara

 
 Don't forget to add a side of fries. Caution -- they are so addicting you will eat the entire (gigantic) bag!
 

Chaka Chaka Just Keeps Getting Better
Jonathan McNamara

 



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Chaka Chaka

1009 S. 7th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034

602-561-3110

www.eatchakachaka.com


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