Rainy Weather Remedy

What to do when the forecast is calling for rain all week to go with the already dreary January temperature?  Why not try the Mission’s answer to hot chocolate, a nice steaming cup of CHAMPURRADO.  A soul-warming melange of  hominy masa, piloncillo, cinnamon, chocolate, and milk; this beverage is available at several places in the area but my favorite source is the doorway stand at Taqueria Vallarta ($2).

There’s just something innately wholesome about being served this thick, rich beverage and walking off into the evening being comforted by its warm and wafting embrace.  Of course you could also just hang out in the restaurant and sample the delicacies of “Noah’s Ark” while checking out the acid binge that is their mural.

3 Responses to “Rainy Weather Remedy”

  1. Brillo says:

    I have no idea what a “wafting embrace” is but I do like me a cup of hot hominy. Thanks for the tip!

  2. umnothanks says:

    seriously only hella old mexicans and white girls studying latin american history drink champurrado. the rest of us know that shit is fucking disgusting. it’s not THAT cold out. and if you are cold just get some coffee. it’s hella delicious and warm and doesn’t smell or taste like my abuela’s feet.

    • Bob Dole says:

      I always wondered why there weren’t any Starbeezies around the Mission. Probably get scoffed at while enjoying a Tall peppermint lah-tay

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