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Carnitas El Cunado

Las Vegas

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Apr 27, 2021

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Carnitas El Cunado is one of the best reasons to visit the 22-acre Broadacres Marketplace. The stand is all about pork—and nothing but pork. Chef Gustavo Parada cooks the meat for hours in a large pot, following traditional methods that filter out much of the fat, but retain a clean, buttery flavor. It's not an exaggeration to say the final product could be the best carnitas in Las Vegas. Stick with the tender shoulder, or mix in a combination of stomach and skin for extra crunch and flavor. The pork is best experienced as a taco or tostada, delicately topped with pickled vegetables and pico, although you can go for something heavier by ordering a burrito or torta. 

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