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El Faro – known for its giant burritos – coming this summer Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

Tortas, tacos,toastadas and burritos on Chicago Ave Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

One of my all-time favorite Mexican restaurants famously crams a twenty piece mariachi band in a room the size of a standard elementary school classroom. Read more

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National Enchilada Day is May 5 Read more

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Chirrion will open in a space that has been empty since Forest Perk closed in May Read more

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David Hammond

Fritos are "the original corn chip." It says so on the bag. They were certainly the first corn chip I ever had. Read more

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David Hammond

We celebrate the bean on January 6 Read more

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Forest Park residents may have noticed a new aroma wafting out of the former home of Skrine Chops, 7230 Madison St. Read more

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Celebrate National Candy Day on November 4th with a visit to Dulcelandia! Read more

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Alexa Rogals

After more than 20 years working in the restaurant industry, husband and wife Nadia and Roque Mondragon have opened Cactus Grill, with the aim of serving authentic Mexican food that appeals to the masses. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

An exploding watermelon serves as an inspiration for a soothing seasonal cocktail Read more

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After nearly a year of preparation, a group of three chefs and friends are ready to open a new Mexican restaurant on Madison Street. Read more

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Although its name might mean "new beginning" in Aztec dialect, Axcan Mexican Grill is looking at the end, and is listed as immediately available for sale or lease. Read more

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David Hammond

Hand-made tortillas taste like fresh corn, and they're soft and absorbent, making them very good for swabbing up sauce and beans and other typical components of a Mexican meal. Read more

Blogs

South of the Border Pimento Cheese Spread

Melissa Elsmo

Taking a southern favorite like pimento cheese spread and spicing it up with Mexican ingredients ensures your next party menu will bring a little heat. Read more

Recipes

Cheater's Crock Pot Carnitas

Melissa Elsmo

It might feel like a heroic feat to pull off a fiesta on a busy Thursday night, but this version of classic carnitas ensures victory by making use of a handy slow cooker. Read more

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Grilled Corn on the Cob

Melissa Elsmo

Potato salads, baked beans and a steady line of ants round out any summer picnic menu and no cook-out is complete without a bevy of stellar side dishes to support the main course. Read more

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Catch-All Chicken Soup

Melissa Elsmo

Warming soups can be on the table in under an hour and this chicken soup has a little bit of latin flair to ensure quick cooking time doesn’t yield lackluster flavor. Read more

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