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Mama mia – Mamasita!

Mexican food in Melbourne just keeps getting better.  For those of you for whom a Taco Bill experience or a trip to the ‘Old El Paso’ section of the supermarket is as far as you’ve gone, the good news is that your tastebuds have alot more to discover than you ever dreamed of.  We recently died and went to authentic Mexican food heaven, and the pearly gates are located at the top of the staircase at 11 Collins St, Melbourne.  Mamasita has been open for a while now, and knowing how popular it is (even mid-week), we’ve arrived each time at 5.30pm to ensure we get a table, as they don’t take bookings. The sangria to start with is delightful, unfussy, chilled, with a hint of spices, and very easy to drink, the guacamole and salsa are suberb, all  fresh coriander and zinging with lime. You have to start your Mexican onslaught with the street-style chargrilled corn with queso, chipotle mayo and lime. Ai ai ai! You’ve never tasted corn like this, all song and dance, and god bless that mayo! When you get to the …