Del Borracho closes for the summer

El Wapo

Guest post by Jane Lurie.

El Wapo
El Wapo

Dreaded words to all Loretanos…it’s Del Borracho’s last day before their summer vacation. This year, their best ever, they said goodbye in style offering a two-for-one Wapo (their signature burger) special.

Everyone came to say goodbye and delight one last time in the great food and atmosphere that Mike and Cholie provide. There was a festive atmosphere, with Fili the DJ providing a back-beat as hundreds of burgers were downed by the loyal Del Borracho fans.

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We put on our game faces, greeting each other, joking, making every effort to have a good time….and succeeding…but underneath, in the hearts of all who passed through those swinging doors, was one thought….the same thought that reoccurs every May..”how will I make it to October without Del Borracho?” …and for those of us who will be flying out soon, how do you actually fly out of here without a stop at Del Borracho? Really, I can’t quite figure out how to arrange that last day.

Mike and Cholie serving up hundreds of Wapos

El Wapo
El Wapo

Anyway, back to the last day festivities. Mike and Cholie were in the kitchen grilling those burgers non-stop. Sharon and I ordered their delicious vegieburgers. And if that weren’t maverick enough on this Wapo day, I ordered mine with corn tortillas instead of a bun because I am allergic to wheat. It’s actually delicious with all the fixings on the tortillas, a little messy but delicious.

A Vegieburger
A Vegieburger
A Vegieburger with Corn Tortillas
A Vegieburger with Corn Tortillas

We arrived at 1:30 and finally got our burgers at 3:30 but we had our pink lemonades and friends to hang out with. It was a wonderful last day. Have a wonderful, well-earned vacation Mike and Cholie. We look forward the being there for the Grand Re-opening in October.

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