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Tag: Sam’s Taqueria Puyallup

Feb.
17th

First glance: Salsa 7 in downtown Puyallup

A poblano (pasilla) chile relleno at Salsa 7, a Mexican restaurant that opened last week in Puyallup.
A poblano (pasilla) chile relleno at Salsa 7, a Mexican restaurant that opened last week in Puyallup.

Salsa 7 opened last week in downtown Puyallup. It replaces Sam’s Taqueria, a Mexican restaurant, carved into a former gas station, that had operated downtown for more than a decade.

While Salsa 7 bills itself as modern Mexican, a first visit at the restaurant found modern decor, but the menu looked familiar – tacos, burritos, chile rellenos, mole, chimichangas and the ubiquitous basket of chips and two kinds of salsa to start the meal. Read more »

Feb.
15th

Chile rellenos: Seven stops in search of a poblano paragon

Prompted by a reader query, dining critic Sue Kidd goes searching at seven South Sound Mexican restaurants for the perfect poblano rellenos.