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Street Foodie: Swap Meet Eats

Offbeat food and drink we found at Broadacres Marketplace, August 13.


Coco loco
Photography by Brent Holmes

Coco loco, $8

You get a bag full of shaved coconut and your selection of toppings (shown: cucumber and pickled pigskins), plus half a young coconut. It grows on you! Don’t forget the hot sauce and lime.


Carnitas el Cuñado
Photography by Brent Holmes

Carnitas el Cuñado, $8

This sandwich of minced pork bits would remind Street Foodie of sloppy Joes if sloppy Joes had personality and a mouth-scalding amount of chilies.


Photography by Brent Holmes

Tejuino, $6

Briny fermented corn spiked with lime and garnished with lime sorbet. You had Street Foodie at “fermented.” Refreshing, and tastes like nothing else.

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