Sometimes there’s nothing better than having your protein, rice and veggies (and everything but the kitchen sink) all wrapped up in one delicious bite. And even though most burritos are often consumed at the same rapid-fire pace they’re constructed, there’s an art to getting that bite right—starting with the careful selection of ingredients and ending with that perfect fold, so that not even a grain of rice escapes. We sampled a few creative combinations at popular spots around town to take the guesswork out of your next order.
What: Barbacoa burrito with cilantro-lime white rice, fresh tomato salsa, tomatillo red-chili salsa and fajita veggies on flour tortilla
Where: Chipotle, 450 Paradise Road
What: Pulled pork burrito with roasted chili corn, salsa verde, cilantro white rice and grilled fajita peppers on a wheat tortilla
Where: QDOBA, 1016 Paradise Road
What: Shredded beef burrito with white rice, shredded cheese, beans, mild salsa and diced jalapeños on a spinach wrap
Where: Whole Foods Market, 331 Paradise Road
Photos: Spenser Hasak