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Gunbarrel Restaurant Soft Opening!!!

Sancho’s Gunbarrel is open in the Gunbarrel Shopping Center!               Gunbarrel Restaurant 6545 Gunpark Drive, Suite 280, Boulder, CO 80301 303.955.4772 10a – 9pm Monday – Saturday CLOSED on Sunday ALL Online & Phone Orders for Pick Up only: 30 minutes after opening 30 minutes prior to closing

What is an Authentic Mexican Torta?

The torta has a somewhat confusing history with conflicting reports and many variations. It can mean a type of sandwich, a cake, flatbread, or even a type of Italian pastry crust. It can also be used to describe pancakes, and in the Philippines and parts of Spain it can be a kind of omelet. Its a very different […]

Tamales a Food of War

Today we go into a restaurant, like Sancho’s Authentic Mexican restaurant and we order tamales not knowing that they have a much more interesting history than one would initially imagine. Though no one knows who originally made the tamale we do know that they have been around since sometime between 8000 and 5000 B.C. How […]

The Most Common Street Tacos and Their Origin

The street taco has been around a long time but maybe not as long as you might think. The word taco as it is used today only arrived on the scene around the 19th century! According to Paul M. Pilcher, who has spent years traveling the world eating tacos and learning about their history, the […]

The Original, Gluten Free Food

Rice flour, millet, chickpea, hemp—these days there are so many gluten free options it can make your head spin. But did you know the Aztecs found one simple and delicious option thousands of years ago? Masa. Made from corn and water, this fresh dough is both delicious and gluten free. The special process used to […]

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