Parilla Grill - Bend Oregon
Parilla GrillParilla Grill is a little on the fufu side for me but every now and then I like to mix it up with the hippy types and go for a wrap with some bamboo shoots in it. I swear I have never seen bamboo shoots on sooo many different menus in one location as there are in Bend.
Parilla Grill has some creative wraps to choose from and you really can't go wrong with any option. I like the red headed step child and the Wrap of Khan the most. Below is the Chicken Wrap of Khan.
The Wrap of Khan comes with a bean paste, rice, cabbage, and bamboo shoots. I get the recommendations which consist of corn salsa and Gorgonzola. Then I ask for a healthy dose of wasabi. The wasabi is a great addition for flavor and heat but the only drawback is that while you eat your wrap, all the wasabi runs to the bottom and your last few bites can be painful.
A couple things to note...first there is that little container of hot sauce / salsa that you see in the first photo and a good portion of it in the second photo being put to use. Second is how the tin foil is still wrapped around my wrap.
The hot sauce is called Stash. They call it stash because they keep it stashed under the counter and only bust it out for the cool folk like me. Ask for it on the side like I do so you can distribute as you please. This shit is hot as balls. I'm not sure why I use that saying but I do. Hot as balls. It's funny to me. Anyway, Stash adds great flavor to any wrap and brings some serious heat.
The foil is pointed out mainly so I can make fun of this rookie employee at a company I work at (sometimes). She says that Parilla has the wettest burritos ever. Even calls them soup in a tortilla. She loves the place but complains about having the juice run all down her arm.
OK, "rook", keep your wrap wrapped up in the foil as you eat it. It's not difficult. It's not rocket surgery. Be smarter than the wrap, it's difficult sometimes but you can do it.
The wraps from Parilla are rather juicy but if you keep it wrapped up and don't try to eat and drive, you'll be alright.
My wrap from Parilla ran me $7, threw a buck into the tip jar which has a sign that reads "don't be mean, add some green if you want to hear the bell ring". Homeboy rings the bell as my dollar falls into the jar. I get my recognition and I'm out.
635 NW 14th Street
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