OK, so the chorizo isn’t filled with Techron, but you can get gas with Techron and a beautiful burrito at the same place, and that’s worth writing about. In case you missed my Facebook post earlier today, I mentioned the Cilantro Mexican Grill that’s right off the Sherman Way exit on the 170 freeway. The grill is actually on the Chevron lot in their convenience store. I know this sounds like a terrible set up, but just listen.
First, the Chevron is kind of fancy pants for a gas station and the cleanliness of their bathrooms would make my momma proud. And the dining area for Cilantro is nicer than most of the hole-in-the-wall spots I’ve been to. Plus, you’re not going to care about the whole gas station thing once you recognize how tender the carne asada is and well-balanced the chipotle sauce tastes. Order a raspberry watermelon agua fresca to wash it down.
Cilantro Mexican Grill is located at 7214 Whitsett Ave. in North Hollywood.