Whether they’re served from a food truck, a hole-in-the wall taqueria, or from the parking lot of a grocery store, there’s nothing like a truly good tamale. For those who only know them as that mysterious menu item wrapped in a corn husk, tamales are well worth unwrapping to reveal the flavor inside.
Instantly identified by the outer layer of corn husk or banana leaf, tamales are comprised of masa (corn-based dough) stuffed with meat, spices, vegetables, cheese, or just about anything else. Like a burrito, the ingredients inside a tamale can be simple or they can be unique and unexpected. And during the Christmas season, they become a mainstay in many Latin American homes.
For the best tamales in Las Vegas, head to one of these nine spots. All offer takeout and delivery.Read More