At Carnitas Michoacan, they pull pork off of a huge, freshly cooked hunk and chop it to order. The result is delicious tacos and burritos on homemade tortillas topped with any of their tasty salsas. While you definitely want the carnitas in some form or another, the carne asada is also great.
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