Any well-made chile relleno is just as good modest as it is dressed up. Stuff it fat with cheese? Perfect. Fill it with bright vegetables and a choice selection of meat? We're good with that, too. But those who don't consider Taco Bell Mexican food know the breading is just as important as the chili peppers.
Even with the plethora of Mexican eateries in the Valley, it takes some time to filter through the good and the bad of chiles rellenos. Lucky for you we fixed our taste buds at Mejico and Fuego Bistro, where both serve loaded seafood chile rellenos, a little more exotic than we're used to finding.