The Mexican favorite sandwich the torta takes ingredients typically takes ingredients found in a taco and slathers them between a crusty sliced bolillo or telera. In Guadalajara, torta ahogada is popular, with the sandwich drenched in salsa. The French occupation of Mexico in the 1860s introduced baguettes to Mexican cuisine and may have introduced the sandwich to Mexican culture. In Las Vegas, tortas find a home on many a Mexican restaurant menu. Here a look at seven to try.
A number of Las Vegas restaurants have resumed dine-in service. The level of service offered is indicated on each map point. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases in Las Vegas, please visit Nevada Health Response. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.
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