It is time for the showdown. Which one is best: Bajio, Cafe Rio, or Costa Vida? Or is it (as was my opinion) that they are all exactly the same?
I decided to do a taste test. Six people participated. Three were salad testers and three were burrito testers. None of the people who participated have any food judging experience although a couple of them have competed in cooking contests and have a couple of first place finishes to their name. Each couple went to a different restaurant and picked up a Sweet Pork Salad and an Steak Burrito to go. We ordered each salad with black beans and their creamy green dressing (whatever they happened to call it). The steak burritos were ordered enchilada style with black beans. Then we all met at a central location and judged each dish on the following:
Value Score = Weight (oz)/Cost($)
Overall Appeal (visual appeal, aroma, garnish)
Recipe (Cooking, ingredient combination, too moist or dry)
Taste (Flavor combination, Seasoning, Texture)
Why do we highlight in the first place? The answer is simple. It comes from the day when most people used paper scriptures. They used colors and highlights to help you find scriptures. Most of us do not have the time or the capacity to memorize the references for hundreds of scriptures so we relied on the our memory to get us close. For example, the scripture about the natural man being an enemy to God, in my mind is not in Mosiah 3:19, but it is located in the first few chapters of Mosiah on the right hand page in the right column toward the top. So, to find it I would simply flip through the first few chapters of the Book of Mosiah until I locate the highlights that I made on Mosiah 3:19. This system served me well until we all started using electronic scriptures. Now there are no pages or columns. It is just one long column separated into chap…