March 12, 2012 Slideshows

Siete Luminarias 

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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
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Siete Luminarias owner and executice chef, Luis Garcia, in the kitchen.
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The dining area of Siete Luminarias
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Inside Siete Luminarias
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Some of the decor inside the restaurant
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Sopes - deep fried handmade corn tortilla shells topped with steamed cactus, sauteed poblano chiles, lettuce, fresco cheese and sour cream.
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Guanajuato style carnitas - pork shoulder, jalapeno chiles, pico de gallo, and guacamole. Served with beans, rice and tortillas.
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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.
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Huaraches and Tlacoyos - 2 traditional deep fried housemade corn tortillas prepared with your choice of meat and sauteed poblano chiles and steamed cactus.
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Heating the stone pot in preparation for the Cantina Molcajete.
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A variety of items being prepared on the grill
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Chips and salsa served in a unique way
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The executive chef and owner Luis Garcia at work in the kitchen.
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The Cantina Molcajete - a traditional stone container filled with grilled beef, grilled chorizo, grilled chicken breast, diable grilled shrimp, grilled cactus and fresco cheese.
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Siete Luminarias on Cherokee Street.
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Luis Garcia in the kitchen
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Street Tacos - small tacos with your choice of meat, in this case, beef tongue.
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Executive chef and owner, Luis Garcia opened the restaurant with his brother and partnered a couple of months ago. Luis' wife, Chrystal Garcia, is the restaurant's general manager.
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Siete Luminarias on Cherokee Street.
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Heating the stone pot in preparation for the Cantina Molcajete.

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