Though sadly they claim they never actually used to give away gratis Himalayan Snowcocks alongside their fare, it's still worth visiting the first SD locale of Freebirds (a couple of doors down from Snooze in Hillcrest), which slings “a worldview encapsulated in a burrito”, plus fully customizable actual burritos, exactly like the ones you smashed that one Halloween in Isla Vista, in order to fill the internal void left upon realizing you just spent your Halloween in Isla Vista.
Put the women and children to bed and go looking for dinner broken down by:
Mass: The Mexi-wraps come in four different sizes, ranging from the modestly huge Hybird, to the so-big-it-won't-even-acknowledge-his-old-friends Super Monster that clocks in around 5-8lbs, aka what President Obama has been known to give out during the first quarter of a pick-up game if Reggie Love is hitting treys.
Guts: Because 40 is the new 30 things to put inside a burrito, pick from grass-fed carne, white or dark chicken, carnitas, and 37 other items.
Sauce: They've got 11 different liquid toppers with heat ratings like the level 2 Bad *ss BBQ Sauce, the level 9 Death Sauce, and the level 10+ Habanero, proving there really is spice after death.
They're also serving non-burrito'd goodies like monster nachos, crispy tacos, and meal-finishing “Pot Brownies”, which -- if memory serves -- were the entire reason you thought it was a good idea to get all up in Isla Vista in the first place.
Published: November 22, 2011 at 4:00am EST
3958 Fifth Ave
Hillcrest, CA 92103
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