Sunday Brunch at Dorado Tacos

As a former resident of Chicago, a city known for turning out some serious, authentic Mexican food, I searched high and low for a potential substitute for my favorite taquerias in the Windy City.  Located within walking distance of my home, Dorado Tacos & Cemitas fits that bill.  Dorado offers a short roster of tacos, salads, cemitas, and weekend brunch specialities that capture the flavors from the Baja coast and Puebla, Mexico. 

Weekend brunch offers breakfast quesadillas and tacos with scrambled eggs, queso fresco, salsa, and guacamole.  Additional toppings include house-made chorizo (a favorite), grilled steak, vegetables, and chicken.  My pick for the day was a plate of huevos rancheros and black beans with a cup of Mexican hot chocolate.

Two sunny side up eggs, corn tortillas, salsa ranchera, queso fresco, scallions & cilantro compose the huevos rancheros.  The eggs don't need a splash of hot sauce due to the fiery punch and bright flavors of the ranchera sauce.  The black beans were perfectly simmered and seasoned.  The simple meal paired well with the Ibarra Mexican hot chocolate.  This steaming cup of chocolate was perfect for a cold day. 

Details:

Dorado Tacos & Cemitas
401 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02446
11 a.m. - 10 p.m.