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We decided to give Frontera a try after-all the food bloggers were frenziedly talking about it. Frontera is located at Jaya One, opposite of Halo cafe and Brussels Beers cafe. Frontera serves authentic Tex-Mex delights - a term given to food based on the combined cultures of Texas and Mexico.

I had the Beef Enchiladas (RM 28.95), which is a corn tortilla rolled around tender beef fillings topped with cheese, Mexican chili sauce and served with refried beans and Mexican rice. It is rich and flavorful but the price is a little steep for my liking.

The next dish was the Tex-Mex Chicken Burrito (RM 19.95), filled with minced chicken, topped with loads of cheese and also served with refried beans and Mexican rice. The skin of the burrito is slightly thicker than usual and it felt like eating popiah skins. Personally, I prefer enchiladas more than burrito.

In case you wonder what the heck are refried beans? Refried beans is a dish of cooked and mashed beans. Apparently the name refried is based on a mistranslation. In Mexican Spanish, the prefix re- is an informal meaning for "very" or "well", not to be confused with the English re-. Hence, refried beans = "well-fried beans", not "twice fried beans" ;)

The last dish that we were looking forward for was the Habanero Hot Wings (RM 16.95). How can we step out of this place without embracing the spiciness of Habanero chili. Habanero is one of the most intensely spicy species of chili peppers and these wings are simply soaked in it. Yeah right..! So we took the Super Hot in terms of spiciness level - they come in Mild, Hot or Super Hot.

I took a bite, it actually tasted quite appetizing like Tabasco sauce...wasn't that spicy at first but the intense builds up after few more bites and it is quite addictive! One thing for sure, my ass will be burning hot in my next toilet trip.

Apart from the food, Frontera also serves one of the best tequilas in town - 100% made from the agave plant. Cheap tequilas sold elsewhere are usually mixed with other craps, which is why they drink it with salt and lime to mask it. 100% agave tequilas are usually smooth and you got to savor it like red wine.

On the whole, the food wasn't particularly memorable for me even though Frontera is touted as the place in town to go for authentic Tex-Mex food. But I might still drop by next time to sample the rest of the menu like the BBQ Beef Ribs, Frontera Cheese Burger, Chimichanga and of course their tequilas!

Verdict: Can't really comment based on first visit. Enchiladas is good though but pricey! It is still a pretty decent hangout place for good tequilas and snacks.

Frontera Bar & Grill,
18-G-2, Block L,
Palm Square Jaya One,
Jalan University, Petaling Jaya
Tel: 03-7958 8518
Business Hours: Opens daily from 10am - 10pm
Pork Free: Yes
GPS: 3.11748, 101.63573

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