I Got Some Brain Last Night

Get your head out of the gutter people! I'm talking about real brain, a cow's brain. YUCK!!!

 

I've been doing my best to eat every where I possibly can afford. I remember walking around downtown one time I said to myself, "one day, I'm going to eat at every restaurant available just to experience something new." If you can't tell by now, food gets me excited. I love traveling for food, I love trying new things, I love to eat!!! I've been to Tacos El Gordo once a long time ago, maybe a decade ago actually. But I can't remember how good or bad it was, but people keep talking about how good it is so I had to hit it up one time to refresh my memory. Dook, Ly, his son Kevin, and I went to Tacos El Gordo last night in Chula Vista, the one on H Street since there's like three of them down there. The parking lot was full, the restaurant was really busy, that tells me one thing, their tacos must be off the hook!! To my surprise, they had three to four lines going on. Each line is for different protein. One line is for the weird shit, like brains, tripe, tongue and head. I learned that it's great to go with a group, so you can split up and order the tacos at once instead of getting into another line for something else like Carne Asada and Adobada. I wanted to try something weird instead of the typical stuff. Big mistake!! Well I got the Adobada which tasted like heaven, but I got the brain, tongue, and tripe. Man oh man, though it was authentically good, I just didn't like the taste of brain and tripe. I wouldn't know how to describe but it taste like how you can imagine what those part of the cow would taste like. Oh the tripe was mixed with intestine, ugh, flavor was real as fuck! Ain't my thang, I'm sure Andrew Zimmern would love it! Bizarre food moment! I'd go back for more Adobada and Asada this time. Oh and after you get your tacos, you have to go pay for it in another line, that one is short though. Weird system but it work I guess. 

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Top three to the left are the Tripa (tripe and shit), right are the sesos (brain) and lengua (tongue). 

Top three to the left are the Tripa (tripe and shit), right are the sesos (brain) and lengua (tongue). 

Sesos and Lengua. 

Sesos and Lengua. 

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Two Adobada, sooo FUCKING GOOD!

Two Adobada, sooo FUCKING GOOD!

A closer look at the Tripa. 

A closer look at the Tripa.