I've mentioned Holy Taco a few times lately, and I have to do it again.
Last night, I dropped by and had one of the best sandwiches — a torta — I've ever tasted, I think. It's made on an oval of slightly crispy bread and holds a fat hunk of short ribs, slightly pickled slices of turnip, Manchego cheese and an "arbol aoili." I also found juicy peppers — piquillos, I think — and a few pink peppercorns.
You really need to try it. I also ordered the restaurant's flawless elote and forced myself to try dessert too. It was a skillet of halved pears with golden raisins and a thin dulce-de-leche sauce, along with a stick of cinnamon. Very healthy, I think....
I recently paid a visit to Grant Central in Grant Park and ordered a kind of weird special of trout over linguine doused in olive oil with capers. The strangest part of the dish was a bundle of asparagus — at least eight thick stalks — held together with a band of prosciutto.
I couldn't figure out how to eat it and asked the server. She shrugged. I tried using my fork but couldn't really get at it. So I ended up picking it up and gnawing on it. I usually eat individual stalks of asparagus with my fingers, but this required a fist. Very tasty, though.
Taco Mac certainly had a huge selection of beers in the 90's before it was…
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Thanks for sharing all these great events.
OMG Jane Ruggiero hasnt posted her spam yet>?????? whats the world coming to!
Photos from the 2007 demolition of the original Williams Street space. https://www.flickr.com/photos/chickpeapie/3350150662/in/photolist-2dEE3J-66Y9qn-66Y9ok-673p3h-66Y9pX-66Y9rX-66Y9nT-66Y9oV-673p5j-6oKZC3-66Y9mV-6zUyyA/
Love their beers! Better than many German beers. Stationed in Germany 12 years.