A bustling little eatery inside the Mercado Plaza del Sol in Chandler, this food stand serves up authentic Mexican street foods and Guadalajaran specialties quick-service style. Not to be missed is the restaurant’s moniker, the torta ahogada, or drunken sandwich – a mighty monster of bread, carnitas, and beans doused in a thin tomato sauce and intensified with chile. Not every dish is as good as its namesake, but there’s enough tasty and affordable eats here that make this deep dive into a mini-community of Mexican culture worth the trip.
The torta ahogada, or "drunken sandwich", is the king of Mexican sandwiches. Mightier than the torta Cubano, or even the Mexico City-style pambazo, this symbolic sandwich of Guadalajara is a mammoth c... More »
You do not nibble at a torta ahogada. You go to battle with it.
A symbolic dish of Guadalajara, the "drunken sandwich" is a monster of sorts — one mightier than the torta Cubano or even the Mexico City-style pambazo. It's a mammoth creature of... More »