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Review - Mexico Food & Liquor

Does My Bomb Look Big In This?
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For years we whined about not having any decent Mexican restaurants in Sydney, and now we’re going to whine about eating too much of it? Not this little black duck!

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While I have bemoaned the near ubiquitous soft shell taco taking over pubs, I am a real fan of the pliable beauties here.

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On my first visit Coconut and Ancho Braised Beef Brisket ($6) turned my head, while on my return it was the Smokey Beef Arrachera, Onions, Pork Crackling and Pineapple Mayo ($7), which had my lips smacking.

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And who drinks wine anyway, when there’s an 80 strong tequila menu? The Mexico City Margarita ($14/glass) lets El Jimador be the hero, even if it does come in a tiny tumbler.

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I rated it more highly than the Black Plum Margarita ($26/jug) even though I liked the cinnamon rim.

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Crab, Almond and Green Onion Tostaditas ($8) make for good snacking in the riotous Day of the Dead decked out space.

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Ceviche - Kingfish with Grapes, Chervil, Lime and Avocado ($16) - scrubbed up well, even if it did lack the promised candied sesame seeds. (I was offered them in a takeout container afterwards.)

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Yep, fill me up a large, long stemmed margarita glass, and roll ‘em out Warren Turnbull!

Mexico Food & Liquor
17 Randle Street, Surry Hills
Ph: (02) 9211 7798

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