I am the worst blogger ever.
The past who-knows-how-many-times I have been to Chubby’s Taco’s, I have either forgotten to take pictures or bring my camera/ phone altogether… but finally, today, I remembered… after taking a bite out of my tamale, that is…
Anyway, Chubby’s is one of my favorite Durham eateries! I was first attracted to the salsa bar (thaaaat’s right folks, salsa bar) – all freshly made, all very delicious. Of course, the first time I went, I tried every single kind, but I have narrowed down a few favorites: Bandido’s Salsa, Chile de Arbol, and the Habanero. The habanero is honestly one of the best spicy sauces that I have ever had, by the way – and that’s speaking for all the Asian spicy foods that I’ve eaten…
The amazing salsa bar at Chubby’s.
I usually order a taco and make it a meal, which comes with rice and beans (black or refried) and a bag of corn chips. However, recently I have discovered that their tamales are quite good, so pictured here is my meal from today, tamale with spicy chicken tinga:
I have also ordered the smothered tamale, which is the same thing but with chili, shredded lettuce, and tomato on top. I think I prefer the regular tamale, to be honest…
But of course, if it is your first time here, you must try the tacos. I really like the carnitas or spicy carne asada. My friends also highly recommend the fish tacos – the chipotle cream sauce does look very delicious.
If you haven’t made your way down to 9th street yet for taco and salsa, you are definitely missing out. You’ll get a great meal at an unbelievable price. And you’ll probably see me there, sampling another flavor of salsa… (yes, I am easily entertained).
Restaurant: Chubby’s Taco’s