Cafe Reviews

Ahwatukee Trot

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As you might expect after this cavalcade of losers, dessert lived down to our expectations. The flan was sweet and heavy, lacking proper texture. The so-called sopaipillas were actually churros. But this is useless semantic quibbling, because whether you called them sopaipillas or churros, they were still stale.

Esteban does for Mexican cuisine what Three Mile Island did for nuclear power: It makes us want to rethink the whole premise. Ahwatukeeans are advised to keep their distance.

Caffe Boa:
Salsiccia contadina
Rigatoni putanesca
Rancho ravioli
Escolar luau

Albondigas soup (bowl)
Tamale/enchilada combo
Acapulco shrimp

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