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Is it just me?

When asked to try one of those rare, uber-expensive delicacies, am I the only one who says, “Really?”

This time I was in Cabo San Lucas enjoying a fabulous dinner at Las Ventanas. Joaquim Costa, uber-charming DOFB, educated me about the uber-expensive delicacy known as huitlacoche. Literally translated it means corn smut (a fungus that forms on sweet corn). Apparently the flavor is supposed to be mushroom-like, sweet, savory, woody and earthy.

Unless you might offend someone, I would save your money.

The black filling oozing out of the quesadillas below is the huitlacoche!

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