100 Favorite Dishes: El Aragón at Tortas La Hechizera

As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the cheap, but all are delicious to the extreme. Don't hesitate to share your own nominations in the comments. More of the dish's tasty details are after the jump.

No. 65: El Aragón at Tortas La Hechizera

Face, meet el Aragón. El Aragón, meet Face. Commence lovey-dovey-you-running-through-a-field-twirling-el-Aragón-around montage.

Eat this torta found on the "Las Peligrosas" section of the menu at Tortas La Hechizera and you'll love it so much you'll be calling its parents to ask for its hand in marriage. The big-as-Jessica-Simpson's-giant-face bun is packed with beef fajita meat, rajas de poblano, the meltiest cheese you've ever met, raw onion, fresh tomato, sour cream, super ripe avocado and obviously the devil's work because this torta is just too delicious to have come here from heaven. Not hot enough for you? Pour on some of La Hechizera's smoky, balls-hot hot sauce and your innards will be cursing you for days. Choose to enjoy some quality time with el Aragón at La Hechizera, or take it to go. Whether it's "for here" or "to go," stuffing this magnificent display of tortaness into your face will forever change your freakin' life.

Tortas La Hechizera
5611 Maple Ave.
(plus multiple other locations)

No. 100: Oatmeal Pancakes at Legal Grounds
No. 99: Shanghai Buns at Jeng Chi Dumpling House
No. 98: Mashed Tater Parfait at Cowboy Chow
No. 97: Chicken and Waffles at Victor Tango's
No. 96: Colorado Lamb Osso Bucco at Hibiscus
No. 95: Flatbread Pizza at Dish
No. 94: First Chinese Barbecue in Richardson
No. 93: Elotes at Fuel City
No. 92: Summer Platter For Two at Big Shucks
No. 91: Chicken Gizzards at Sushi Yama
No. 90: Bob Armstrong Dip at Matt's Rancho Martinez
No. 89: The Angry Dog at Angry Dog
No. 88: Sliders at Dish
No. 87: Spaghetti Bolognese at Urbano Café 
No. 86: Vietnamese Pork Panini at Lumi Empanada & Dumpling Kitchen
No. 85: Cheese Fries at Snuffers
No. 84: Tres Vasos at Samar
No. 83: Quatro Leches at La Duni
No. 82: Pad Pak at Bangkok City 
No. 81: Brisket Sandwich at Maple and Motor
No. 80: Lunch Express at Dream Cafe
No. 79: Apple Crisp at Salum
No. 78: La Vaca Loca at Good 2 Go
No. 77: Shrimp and Grits at Screen Door
No. 76: Meatball Sub at Jimmy's
No. 75: Baja Chicken at Mattito's
No. 74: Fried Port Salut Cheese at The Porch
No. 73: Lobster Roll at Rex's
No. 72: Fried Green Beans at Local
No. 71: Shaved Ice at May's Ice Cream
No. 70: Shredded Pork Sandwich at Mojitos
No. 69: Tom-Yum-Gai at Bangkok City
No. 68: Paella at La Calle Doce
No. 67: Bacon Cheeseburger at Wingfield's Breakfast and Burgers
No. 66: Original Nachos at Fuzzy's Taco Shop

Location Info

Tortas La Hechizera

5611 Maple Ave., Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant



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