This Tex-Mex truck took New York by storm when it burst onto the street food scene. Alongside meats and veg served on corn tortillas, you'll also find quesadillas, burritos, and bowls piled high with accouterments like guac, black beans, and shredded cheese. Go on a rainy day for shorter lines. I go for the chipotle pork burrito with crack sauce and it's delicious for lunch! And of course, there's the crack sauce. Stopped for a quick bite. First of all, upon approach you are hit with the fragrance of grilled meat.
But the food is great! Big drops of cold rain showed no mercy on me or my blouse. Two words for you: crack sauce. As soon as i got to the line my order was taken immediately. I asked several people if they ordered yet and they had- they were just waiting for the goods. Be prepared to wait a while, it's totally worth it. I was a sneezy, sniffly, runny nosed mess! Try the crack sauce if you like it spicy! Go chipotle pulled pork anything with a side of crack sauce! I picked up my fork… and mixed it all up till it looked disgusting. Then i took greedy mouthfuls of spicy skirt steak with rice, beans and crack sauce! A bit of a wait during peak lunch hour but it's totally worth it.
Soaked and Hungry I turned around and headed back to the office to dry… The following day was a much nicer day. The crema was standard sour cream. I carefully placed crack sauce on the meat and veggies, a little guacamole on the beans and rice and a touch of sour cream in the center. New Yorkers who have visited California know we compare poorly when it comes to casual Mexican food. A secret blend of chipotle goodness, this is the sauce that the city went wild for. Before the beans, rice, salsa and guacamole are added, a rich pink sauce is slathered over the tortilla, melding the ingredients together in this perfect, creamy way, with the ideal ratio of sweet to smoky. But keeping in mind that i trekked to the cart two days in a row, the trip was totally worth it! You can also ask for it spicy, which they'll throw habanero sauce on it.
Nothing to go ape shit over. Now if only I didn't live just one block beyond their delivery zone. Gotta come back for further research. Get it with extra crack sauce! Here are 40 excellent places for the delicious and oh-so-filling Mexican staple. Come before noon and you won't have to wait.
Now, Calexico's got locations all around town, plus in the far reaches of Detroit and Bahrain. Other good offerings, too, but I gravitate toward those two. I might have Spring fever. Makes me feel like I'm back in Florence having a causal cappuccino! The salsa was good but i really wanted to tear into my extra sauces. The guac was chunky and hearty but was a little too citrusy for my taste. Get a burrito with chicken and steak, add crack sauce. Make sure your information is up to date.
Get it in a burrito bowl and you have a nice gluten free option. So, we set out to make our own version, which is vegan-friendly and calls for just five ingredients. But I guess the bike rides I take to pick up my order help work off a bit of their generous portions! This having been my first time here, i wanted to make sure I did this right. They have great specials and are occasionally not there on days they should, so make sure to follow them on twitter. I cursed the evil bowl as i sat with a swollen gut and then proceeded to hate myself for not stalking Calexico sooner. It started with a black bean burrito at arguably Brooklyn's best taco truck, Calexico. It was a short wait but considering that i was still sneezing and itching all over, i was counting the minutes anxiously so i could run back to my desk and replenish my tissues.
Plus use our free tools to find new customers. But, be prepared for grease! My coworker, still scared from getting caught in the rain, opted out while I, armed with a handful of tissues marched to the Calexico Cart. If it is you first time, also order a side of crack sauce. If the line's long, it won't be quick either way. It's sooooo good and tasty! So juicy and the spiciness of chipotle adds a very nice kick! Calexico has a great take on California style Mexican food - big servings, delicious food, and inexpensive. Had they been there the day it was pouring, it would have been worth standing in the rain for, without a jacket or umbrella.
Also arrive just before noon. My stomach was full yet my fork kept making it way into my mouth. So i excited ordered a steak burrito bowl, some chips and salsa, and an array of sauces… I tend to overorder when im hungry… and I also enjoy spending money… I prepared myself for a long wait as i hear the food can take up to 45 minutes but i was elated when i only waited 15 minutes. Their branch on 5th Ave. Really long lines at peak hours though! When i got back to my desk, i unwrapped my chips first. Spread it on tacos, in sandwiches, use it as a dip for veggies and more.
Love their burritos and their rolled quesadilla, especially the carne asada with crack sauce. Burrito was smaller than what you get at Chipotle but it's much more sense and flavorful. Pair well with the cold brew. But I ignored the sniffles and went outside with my sheer blouse no jacket , ignored the black clouds overhead, and was about 7 blocks from the office when the skies opened up and rained on my ass. Second, you will notice a bunch of people just standing around. I get the carne asada with guacamole and chips on the side.
. Guacamole and esquites street corn were also delicious. This Mexican food cart has captured our hearts with mouth-watering bowls of delicious seasoned meat and their uniquely rolled quesadillas. This place is my new go-to lunch spot. Cash only and try to beat the 12pm line. My allergies were kicking my ass something terrible. Why would you go to chipotle which is more expensive anyway? Burrito was smaller than what you get at Chipotle but it's much more sense and flavorful.