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tofu burritos

Cuban-Chinese immigrants brought their cuisine to the city decades ago; the latest round of multi-cultural latin-Asian fusian, the Chinese-Mexican restaurant, is an totally different phenomenon. It’s a business decision – Chinese take-out is waning in popularity and small restaurants are trying to get in on a new trend. The food is not purely Mexican or even Tex Mex, as a hint of Asian flavor remains. Still, the burrito (black beans, rice, spinach, etc.) I sampled from this joint wasn’t bad, it was rather plain and unadorned, not unhealthy. I’d take this hybrid any day over greasy Chinese food. In fact, I’ll return, take the food home, splash some salsa on it, and be quite happy.

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