La Quebradita offers a low-key ambiance that practically reeks of being in Mexico. The homespun space has an especially authentic feel during the daytime, when sunlight streams through wooden blinds onto vividly colored tablecloths; there's also a little outdoor dining patio in front. All the familiar Mexican comestibles are plated here, all at south-of-the-border prices. Don't miss the gordito, a fried tortilla bun stuffed with pork, refried pinto beans, lettuce, tomatoes, and sour cream. The mole sauce is also notable.
Thursday, December 15, 2005 at 3 a.m. by Lee Klein
One of the things I like about Mexico is that the Eiffel Tower isn't there. Nor is the Colosseum, Big Ben, or any other "must-see" attraction that might distract from a more immediate bonding with the country's present-day culture &...