Everything at El Paraiso is made from scratch, including its potent salsa. And while standard Tex-Mex is the order of the day, they do have some dishes not seen in every Tex-Mex joint, like their machacado (scrambled eggs with dried beef). Two other dishes to look out for: the entomatadas, consisting of three enchiladas with your choice of filling, covered in a tomato-onion sauce, and the asado de puerco, pork tips cooked in a peppery red sauce.
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The cheese enchilada plate is a Tex-Mex mainstay, but try getting a vegetarian version that isn't tarted up with spinach or mushrooms. These slightly more exotic variations have their place, but they aren't going to win the hearts a...
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