Carnitas' Snack Shack – Featured in San Diego Reader's Newsletter, Consume

May 25, 2012

Carnitas’ Snack Shack was featured in San Diego Reader’s food and drink newsletter, Consume. Thanks, Ian!

Carnitas’ Snack Shack “celebrates pork, and celebrates it well…” — Ian Pike, San Diego Reader

San Diego Reader's online newsletter, Consume

best poutine in San DiegoI just tried the “poutine” the other day. It’s not strictly poutine in the French-Canadian purist sense, but there’s no doubt that the dish is excellent. With pulled pork, bacon, and white cheddar gravy ladled on top of seasoned french fries, Carnitas’ poutine is a pretty lively interpretation of the classic Quebecois dish of fries, brown gravy, and cheese curds.

The radness of the poutine speaks for itself. But, here’s the twist: it was only $8.

Were I, hypothetically speaking, to walk into any of the “craft-farm-to-table-sustainable-local” eateries that dot the Uptown landscape, I would expect to pay at least $12 for this dish. And I’d pay it, too. Not every day, but every now and again.

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