Pasted below is my review on El Huipil in Redwood City for SanJose.com, part of online periodical Metro News. I have also included a link to the original article HERE.
Deep in the industrial part of Redwood City amid a collection of warehouses sits El Huipil, the new Mexican restaurant infused with Mayan roots for a touch of authenticity.
El Huipil’s neighborhood is not known for its aesthetics, and as you pass the rather unattractive, boxlike factory buildings and dilapidated corner shops, you might think you have taken a wrong turn. Maintain course and discover a clean, sit-down Mexican restaurant that wavers somewhere between hole-in-the wall taqueria and a more upscale spot with quality cuisine. (more…)