Where to find huge flour tortillas in Brooklyn
January 13, 2014 11:03 AM   Subscribe

Recommend me a specific place to buy huge (12"+) flour tortillas in Brooklyn

I want to make enormous, Chipotle-style, forearm-sized burritos at home. But the options for tortillas at my local supermarkets (Trader Joe's and the Met on Henry Street) max out at around 8-10 inches, and the ones at the Met are also mostly the gnarly "Mission" brand ones that are really bready and gross. I want the thin, chewy, nearly translucent tortillas you get at Chipotle or Dos Toros or any other place that makes enormous burritos, and I want them to be that size, in the 12-15 inch range.

Is there a place in Brooklyn that you can recommend specifically where you have purchased tortillas of this size and quality? Bonus points if it's within walking or easy cycling distance of Carroll Gardens. "Any Mexican grocery in Sunset Park" isn't the answer I'm looking for; I want specific recommendations for places where YOU PERSONALLY HAVE ACTUALLY PURCHASED THESE TORTILLAS.
posted by saladin to Food & Drink (1 answer total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
 
If you strike out on recommendations, I can attest that there's not a whole lot to making them: flour, baking powder, salt and a bit of lard. Roll 'em out as big as you can stand!
posted by jquinby at 11:30 AM on January 13 [3 favorites]


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