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La Tecla Restaurant Review: Tucked away in a small, mid-nineteenth-century building, formerly a private home, La Tecla serves first-rate Mexican food at reasonable prices in a cozy and intimate setting, with a handful of tables on each of three levels. Although the kitchen’s offerings have been described as “nouvelle Mexican,” in fact most of the dishes are from the country’s traditional cuisine. Among the most enticing are gorditas (tortillas stuffed with beans) topped with cochinita pibil (shredded pork in an orange sauce flavored with annatto); shrimp tacos in a spicy chipotle chile sauce; chicken breast stuffed with sautéed squash flowers; and filete Tecla---a steak in a sauce made with huitlacoche (a corn fungus also known as the Aztec truffle) and Roquefort cheese. La Tecla has a full bar and a selection of wines.