You have heard the buzz. And if you haven’t yet tasted El Tamal at Corazon Mexican Kitchen you should do so soon. It has been lauded on Yelp! by enthusiastic devotees has become the No. 1 seller at the restaurant. Owner Fernando Romero says that the “father of all tamales” comes from a family recipe and is prepared open-faced instead of being wrapped. Sweet corn masa is topped with savory chicken, two cheeses (jack and oaxaca) and then drizzled with special Romeo creamy tomatillo sauce. Wash it down with a freshly-made cucumber margarita to complete a meal that will linger in your memory for a long time. Other specialties of the house include Carne Asada, skirt steak marinated in adobo sauce that is then topped with papaya adobo marinade. El Salmon is delivered with a chipotle glaze sitting on top of a bed of sauteed zuacchini, squash, onions and corn with a side of rice. If you are looking for a worthy portion of fajitas look no further. Bell peppers and onions are served with homemade tortillas and a choice of meat. Check our their special event throughout the week like Bring a Friend Mondays or Taco Tuesdays. On Sundays enjoy Sunday Champagne Brunch from 11:00AM to 2:00PM featuring great food and life music. El Tamal and much more await your visit to the hill’s new experience, Corazon Mexican Kitchen. Corazon Mexican Kitchen, 767 Deep Valley Dr., Rolling Hills Estates. (310) 377-0580. www.corazonmexicankitchen.com.
Bob Gourley (Reprinted from Daily Breeze)