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Five versions of tortilla soup


Casa Borrega
1719 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 427-0654
Tortilla soup features broth made with epazote, morita chiles, tomato, onion and garlic, plus Oaxaca cheese, avocado and handmade tortillas.

Felipe's Taqueria
301 N. Peters St., (504) 267-4406; 411 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 288-8226; 6215 S. Miro St., (504) 309-2776
Rice and vegetables fill soup topped with corn tortillas, avocado and Cotija cheese.

Mi Casa Mexican Grill & Cantina
109 Crestwood Blvd., Covington. (985) 892-8969
Mama Lynn's chicken tortilla soup features shredded chicken, onions, bell peppers, avocado and tortilla strips and is topped with sharp cheddar cheese.

Superior Grill
3636 St. Charles Ave., (504) 899-4200
Superior makes its stock with whole chickens and the soup includes shredded chicken, vegetables, crispy tortillas, cilantro and shredded cheddar cheese, plus two flour tortillas on the side.

The Velvet Cactus
6300 Argonne Blvd. (504) 301-2083
The soup brims with roasted chicken, tomatos, jalapenos, cilantro, pico de gallo and avocado.

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