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I have a lifelong love affair with food. It may very-well be an unhealthy love affair. So?! I eat, ask, wonder, talk, think, sample and read about food, recipes and cooking so much that I figured, why not create a blog?!


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Hot Head Burritos food review. 
So I live really close to this place, but I’ve been hesitant to cheat on Chipotle. The other day I decided to just do it! The place was so empty at 1:30 in the afternoon, which caused me concern. The girl behind the counter was really friendly, so this encouraged me to dive in.  I like that they have a mini burrito.  I like being able to eat Chipotle in two settings but there are times when that just isn’t feasible.  I ordered my standard: brown rice, black beans, chicken, pico de gallo, corn salsa, sour cream, cheese and lettuce.  She tried to offer me a sauce on the burrito, but the number of sauces was a little intimidating.  They had varying degrees of heat, which I don’t do.  This isn’t for wings, there is already countless flavors going on here, why add ANOTHER sauce?  I asked the girl to put her favorite in a little to go cup so I could taste it, you know, when in Rome.  I believe it was the hot head sauce.  I added chips, what is a burrito without chips?  My total was only $5, which made me happy. 
I was barely in the car before I was reaching for a chip.  Sad face.  These chips are the pits.  If you think this is harsh, I encourage you to try them for yourself, so that you can see.  They were like the store brand tortilla chips you get at Kroger.  A complete no no for a burrito place, seriously, you don’t make your own chips?!  Sometimes, my nephew & I come just for the chips!  At this point I was terrified to eat the burrito, lol, but I was hungry, so there was no turning back.  Once in my office, I pulled it out and took a bite.  I was pleasantly surprised.  It’s a good burrito, and because it’s a mini, it’s not as big as my head & not falling apart.  The flavors worked well together, but there wasn’t any that stood out from the other.  The chicken had great seasoning, but I wanted the salsa to have more of a lime kick or something.  I dipped the burrito in the sauce and just as I suspected, it was unnecessary to add the sauce & a bit confusing.   The verdict: The food was a C.  The crappy chips are inexcusable.  C’mon!  The burrito was okay, but it wouldn’t be enough for me to go there instead of my tried and true favorite. 

Hot Head Burritos food review.

So I live really close to this place, but I’ve been hesitant to cheat on Chipotle. The other day I decided to just do it! The place was so empty at 1:30 in the afternoon, which caused me concern. The girl behind the counter was really friendly, so this encouraged me to dive in.  I like that they have a mini burrito.  I like being able to eat Chipotle in two settings but there are times when that just isn’t feasible.  I ordered my standard: brown rice, black beans, chicken, pico de gallo, corn salsa, sour cream, cheese and lettuce.  She tried to offer me a sauce on the burrito, but the number of sauces was a little intimidating.  They had varying degrees of heat, which I don’t do.  This isn’t for wings, there is already countless flavors going on here, why add ANOTHER sauce?  I asked the girl to put her favorite in a little to go cup so I could taste it, you know, when in Rome.  I believe it was the hot head sauce.  I added chips, what is a burrito without chips?  My total was only $5, which made me happy.

I was barely in the car before I was reaching for a chip.  Sad face.  These chips are the pits.  If you think this is harsh, I encourage you to try them for yourself, so that you can see.  They were like the store brand tortilla chips you get at Kroger.  A complete no no for a burrito place, seriously, you don’t make your own chips?!  Sometimes, my nephew & I come just for the chips!  At this point I was terrified to eat the burrito, lol, but I was hungry, so there was no turning back.  Once in my office, I pulled it out and took a bite.  I was pleasantly surprised.  It’s a good burrito, and because it’s a mini, it’s not as big as my head & not falling apart.  The flavors worked well together, but there wasn’t any that stood out from the other.  The chicken had great seasoning, but I wanted the salsa to have more of a lime kick or something.  I dipped the burrito in the sauce and just as I suspected, it was unnecessary to add the sauce & a bit confusing. 

The verdict: The food was a C.  The crappy chips are inexcusable.  C’mon!  The burrito was okay, but it wouldn’t be enough for me to go there instead of my tried and true favorite. 

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