This bodega that sells Mexican food on Ave B and 3rd deserves to be on anybody’s radar in the neighborhood because of their tremendous tortas and tamales. We recently stopped in and opted for a chicken cutlet cemita, which comes on a sturdy seeded roll with crispy chicken, avocado, chipotle mayo, and tons of stringy Oaxacan cheese. The tamales are another great option, especially the slightly spicy rojo that has shredded chicken and the perfect masa texture.
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