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Are these the best burritos in the nation?

01/16/2014 8:35 AM

01/16/2014 8:36 AM

The beauty of the burrito is plain and simple: It’s versatile. You can stuff the grilled or steamed flour tortilla with anything you can dream up, such as beans, meat, fish, veggies, rice, salsa, cilantro, guacamole, sour cream, cheese and the kitchen sink.

Now the editors at the “all things food and drink” website The Daily Meal have gone out on a limb and listed what they believe are America’s 20 Best Burritos ( www.thedailymeal.com/america-s-20-best-burritos/121813).

They explain: “In order to compile our ranking, we looked at burritos from all across the country and applied several strict criteria: Are all the ingredients fresh? Is there a good selection of meats and add-ons? Can you customize your order, right down to the amount of crema squeezed on top? Is it renowned by critics and locals alike in its city?”

Not surprisingly, among their picks are seven from California, including four in San Francisco — Papalote Mexican Grill (No. 1), La Taqueria (No. 2), Tacqueria Cancun (No. 6) and La Tapatia (No. 16). What’s not to like?

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