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Barrio Café

2814 N. 16th St.
Phoenix , AZ , United States http://www.barriocafe.com/
(602) 636-0240

Chef-owner Silvana Salcido Esparza says her restaurant is "just a neighborhood café." Her cooking suggests otherwise. Esparza's exceptional skill with southern Mexican cuisine comes through in the tender duck breast topped with a tamarind-and-chipotle sauce; the slow-roasted pork glazed with achiote and sour orange; and, for dessert, the fritters soaked in cajeta—a caramel-cream sauce made with goat's milk.

Last updated 2012-02-21 22:21:30 UTC
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