posted on January 27, 2017 at 12:50 pm
An assortment of items from Las Quekas de la Abuela.
PHOTOGRAPH BY TED GOLDEN.
Plaza Fiesta has always had a place in my heart. As a kid, my mom would take us to wander the labyrinth-like corridors lined with shops hawking everything from cowboy boots to tacos to car insurance. She’d pick up hard-to-find snacks she missed from Mexico and buy us new clothes from Burlington Coat Factory.
As an adult, I rarely visited Plaza Fiesta to eat because the food choices seemed to stagnate, especially with so many good Mexican spots elsewhere on Buford Highway. But during a recent visit to the indoor playground with my kid, I noticed the bright green neon lights of a new offering in the food court: Las Quekas de la Abuela, a restaurant which, yes, actually does have an abuela working the counter.
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