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I Make Empires Crumble?

Boston's Burrito Max is no more.

It's always sad when this sort of thing happens, no matter what. Burrito Max baffled me when they forgot the chicken in my harvest burrito. Since the Lechuga! Lechuga! Lechuga! incident, we haven't been on speaking terms. Differences aside, we were brothers.

It has been written that Burrito Blog may bear some responsibility:

Burrito Max has closed the burritoblog slammed them more than once and their prices went up and they switched to peanut oil ... but dammit they were convenient, filling, and I liked 'em ... and now they are gone. No fanfare - nothin.

It can't be so. That's too much power for one man to have.

I support all burrito establishments, no matter how infrequent my patronage may be. I'll take a tortilla with rice over mayonnaise with anything any day. Yes, the ratings are sometimes harsh, but always honest.

Burrito Max, your blood is not on my hands.

Friday, October 21, 2005 by Jonah. Permalink for I Make Empires Crumble?

Lechuga! Lechuga! Lechuga!

After slamming Burrito Max in my "Where's the Pollo" entry a few weeks ago, I returned to give them a second chance. Along for the mission was Adrienne, employee and Burrito Blog advocate.

The BBQ pork burrito was bland and very heavy on the lettuce.

Everyone deserves a second chance, even you, Burrito Max. Even if you blow it. Twice.

This Burrito Max meal was rated: 2.1.

Sunday, May 29, 2005 by Jonah. Permalink for Lechuga! Lechuga! Lechuga!

Donde Esta El Pollo?

On Thursday a few of us headed over to Burrito Max. I'd been here before, just not since I started photographing my food and posting it on the Internet. Burrito Max is know for their wacky menu options, so I decided to get the Harvest burrito.

I usually don't do this sort of thing.

Allow me to quote from the menu:

chicken, gravy, cornbread, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and sweet potato - $5.45

Please refer to the above photos. I submit to you, there was no chicken in this Thanksgiving leftover burrito. Many may point out that there is no chicken on Thanksgiving, either. That, my friends, is immaterial.

As I dug in, I assumed only that the contents were poorly distributed. While they were, (no sweet potato in photos #1, #4, & #5), the conspicuous absence of chicken soon consumed my investigation.

You will notice in photo #4 that there appears to be a chicken-ish substance in the middle of the burrito. I assure you, that is nothing more than tortilla.

Photo #6 documents me hopelessly seeking the chicken for which I paid.

This Burrito Max meal was rated: 3.5.

Sunday, May 01, 2005 by Jonah. Permalink for Donde Esta El Pollo?

Welcome to Burrito Max

Burrito Max is sits in the heart of Kenmore Square (Map), just beneath the CitGo sign. They have one of the largest burrito selections in the Boston area, offering different kinds of tortillas (whole wheat, chili, tomato, and spinach) and a variety of non-traditional burrito options.

They're known locally for employing a great many rock and rollers. If I remember right, a compilation CD of all the bands that had members employed at Burrito Max (Piebald) was kicking around Planet Records before Kenmore Square was ruthlessly decimated by Hotel Commonwealth.

Sunday, May 01, 2005 by Jonah. Permalink for Welcome to Burrito Max | Comments (7)