by Chris Haire
Yes, there was a boy band called Menudo. Yes, Ricky Martin was in it, back before he went all livin’ la vida loca. Yes, no one under 35 knows who they are. But menudo is also a type of Mexican soup. And believe you me, it’s not for the faint of heart, at least the one we tried at Santi’s. The dish is spicy for sure; in fact, if you have a cold, it’ll open your sinuses right up. But what may throw off some diners is the dish’s main ingredient: beef tripe. Chewing on that stuff is like eating Muppet.
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