March 12, 2012

Siete Luminarias

Even amid the many Mexican marvels of Cherokee Street, Siete Luminarias burns bright. Photos by Jennifer Silverberg.
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Siete Luminarias on Cherokee Street
Jennifer Silverberg
Siete Luminarias on Cherokee Street
Siete Luminarias owner and executice chef, Luis Garcia, in the kitchen.
Jennifer Silverberg
Siete Luminarias owner and executice chef, Luis Garcia, in the kitchen.
The dining area of Siete Luminarias
Jennifer Silverberg
The dining area of Siete Luminarias
Inside Siete Luminarias
Jennifer Silverberg
Inside Siete Luminarias
Some of the decor inside the restaurant
Jennifer Silverberg
Some of the decor inside the restaurant
Sopes - deep fried handmade corn tortilla shells topped with steamed cactus, sauteed poblano chiles, lettuce, fresco cheese and sour cream.
Jennifer Silverberg
Sopes - deep fried handmade corn tortilla shells topped with steamed cactus, sauteed poblano chiles, lettuce, fresco cheese and sour cream.
Guanajuato style carnitas - pork shoulder, jalapeno chiles, pico de gallo, and guacamole. Served with beans, rice and tortillas.
Jennifer Silverberg
Guanajuato style carnitas - pork shoulder, jalapeno chiles, pico de gallo, and guacamole. Served with beans, rice and tortillas.
The Authentic Pambazo - A sandwich soaked in guajillo sauce, filled with a choice of grilled beef, shredded chicken, pig skin, chorizo, sauteed potatoes and carrots, shredded lettuce, fresco cheese and sour cream. This version, an off-menu lenten special, featured tilapia.
Jennifer Silverberg
The Authentic Pambazo - A sandwich soaked in guajillo sauce, filled with a choice of grilled beef, shredded chicken, pig skin, chorizo, sauteed potatoes and carrots, shredded lettuce, fresco cheese and sour cream. This version, an off-menu lenten special, featured tilapia.
Huaraches and Tlacoyos - 2 traditional deep fried housemade corn tortillas prepared with your choice of meat and sauteed poblano chiles and steamed cactus.
Jennifer Silverberg
Huaraches and Tlacoyos - 2 traditional deep fried housemade corn tortillas prepared with your choice of meat and sauteed poblano chiles and steamed cactus.
Heating the stone pot in preparation for the Cantina Molcajete.
Jennifer Silverberg
Heating the stone pot in preparation for the Cantina Molcajete.