"Bobs yer uncle" wrote:

> Agreed, but the entire West has had Mexicans in it long before any
> gringos, so its hard to find *bad* Mexican food. Here in Tampa there is
> just a few that are really decent, but they are way overpriced. You can
> find decent affordable Mexican food in just about any city in the West,
> out here you really have to search for it, and the bad Mexican food is
> ubiquitous and abominable.

Here in northern California near Sacramento, we have a large Mexican
population, but it's *very* difficult to find good Mexican food. Same thing
with Indian food. Apparently, the good cooks don't open restaurants here.