Battle of the Dishes

La Barquita vs. Rosita's Place: Menudo on McDowell

Menudo is a Mexican soup, an enticing bowl of hominy and tripe (beef stomach) made with either red or white broth.

It's a well-known hangover cure. But don't save it just to bring you back to normal; it can be enjoyed when the temperature's lower or you just want a bowl of something to fill you up. We put Rosita's Place and La Barquita toe-to-toe against one another in an East McDowell Road showdown. With only three businesses separating the two restaurants, we wanted to find out who served up the best bowl.

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Natalie Miranda