Combo #5

1 Chorizo Quesadilla & 1 Beef Chimichanga with Rice, Beans, & Salad

Chorizo is a term encompassing several types of pork sausages originating from the Iberian Peninsula.

Chorizo can be a fresh sausage, in which case it must be cooked before eating. In Europe, it is more frequently a fermented, cured, smoked sausage, in which case it is usually sliced and eaten without cooking. Spanish chorizo and Portuguese chouriço get their distinctive smokiness and deep red color from dried smoked red peppers (pimentón/pimentão or colorau). Due to culinary tradition, and the expense of imported Spanish smoked paprika, Mexican chorizo (but not throughout Latin America) is usually made with chili peppers, which are used abundantly in Mexican cuisine. In Latin America, vinegar also tends to be used instead of the white wine usually used in Spain. Traditionally, chorizo is encased in natural casings made from intestines, a method used since the Roman times.

A quesadilla is a flour or corn tortilla filled with a savoury mixture containing cheese and other ingredients, then folded in half to form a half-moon shape. This dish originated in Mexico, and the name is derived from the Spanish word queso (cheese).

Chimichanga, also known as chivichanga or chimmy chonga is a deep-fried burrito that is popular in Southwestern U.S. cuisine, Tex-Mex cuisine, and the Mexican states of Sinaloa and Sonora. The dish is typically prepared by filling a flour tortilla with a wide range of ingredients, most commonly rice, cheese, machaca, carne adobada, or shredded chicken, and folding it into a rectangular package. It is then deep-fried and can be accompanied with salsa, guacamole, sour cream and/or cheese. Many restaurants offer non-fried chimichangas, which are similar to normal burritos, with cheese sauce, guacamole, and tomato.

Click here to return to the dinner menu

Learn more about the Mexican Food Restaurant La Casita Gastown online at Casual Dining on Zomato, Top Vancouver Restaurants on Yelp, Best Vancouver Lunch Specials on Tripadvisor, Best Vancouver Party Spaces on WeddingWire, Best Vancouver Event Locations on Clubzone, Best Vancouver Food Delivery on Foursquare, Most Popular Restaurants in Gastown, Best Food and Drink Specials on YellowPages, Best Group Dinner Specials on FoodSpotting, Best Catering in Vancouver by Rambler, Best Lunch in Vancouver by Yandex, Best Dinner in Vancouver by Alhea, Best Late Night Dinner in Vancouver by Dogpile, Best Lunch Specials in Vancouver by DuckDuckGo, Best Dinner Specials in Vancouver by Info, Best Group Lunch Specials in Vancouver by Infospace, Best Group Dinner Specials in Vancouver by MyWebSearch, Free Space for Parties in Vancouver by WebCrawler, Free Space for Events in Vancouver by Wow, Best Takeout in Vancouver by Ask, Best Party Food in Vancouver by Yahoo, Best Party Food Delivery in Vancouver by Bing, Best Game Day Food Delivery in Vancouver by Google.