Archive for October 27th, 2008


Lalos, continued

Yesterday I finally got to sample the panza barbacoa from Lalo’s, when a friend (full disclosure: it was wine writer Michele Hebert, perhaps she will post about it, too)hosted a brunch at which she served barbacoa and consomme that she got there.  I read online (so I could be mistaken), that panza is the organ meats of the lamb, including sweetbreads, lungs, intestines, heart, stuffed into the stomach with spices and cooked.  It was great, not gross or disturbing at all.  A friend here from out of state asked me if I had trouble resisting the urge to eat at Lalo’s every day, and indeed I do.

Bloody Marys were also served at the brunch, and my boyfriend invented the Lalo’s Bloody Mary.  He took the Bloody Mary base and added some of Lalo’s delicious green salsa and some of the consomme broth.  There were bits of cilantro and onion within the drink. He is a genius.