Shelves with icons of the Virgin Mary, beautiful wooden furniture, maracas, and items too numerous to mention? Check. Cafeteria-style food service providing burritos as fat as cactus plants, tamales as spicy as Tijuana taxi drivers, horchata as sweet as piñata candy, and the best tortillas, guacamole, and sweet breads in a thousand-mile radius? Check. Aisle after aisle stacked with Mexican specialties galore? Check. A freezer filled with same? Check. Produce bins bursting with mangos, papayas, coconuts, avocados, and those tart and tiny limes? Check. Absurdly low prices? Check. What more do you need? What more is there?


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