Inside this unassuming but very brightly painted, salmon-toned building, the Sierra family makes fabulous Mexican food. The pork carnitas are melt-in-your-mouth delicious, and the guacamole is always freshly mashed. Our favorite, though, is the crispy chile relleno, a poblano stuffed with Jack cheese and deep-fried, then buried under a blanket of fiery green chile.
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Saul Sierra was a nineteen-year-old high-school drop-out and dishwasher when he opened the first Mi Cocina in northwest Denver. Three years later, he sold that location and opened Mi Cocina Mexican Restaurant in Littleton; he added ...