La Tolteca in Phoenix: What We Bought, What We Skipped and What We're Still Lusting Over

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What We Skipped: After a large helping of pastries and chilaquiles, chicarrones (or Mexican pork rinds, essentially) were kind of out of the question, especially at $7/pound. That also means no Takis or big bottles of Jarritos soda for under $2. Surprisingly enough, we also passed on the guacamole at La Tolteca, not because of the price ($3.69/8 oz.), but because it looked kind of plain--pretty much just smushed avocados.

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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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