Posted inFood & Drink

Simone’s, Abuelo’s Mexican Grill, and ten more restaurants in Pilsen and Little Village

Abuelo’s Mexican Grill | $ Brothers Angel and Hugo Gomez have transformed a grungy storefront across from the Damen Pink Line stop into a sparkling sandwich shop wallpapered with Latin American record jackets and National Geographic covers. Sopes, tacos, burritos and tortas are well conceived and delicious, demonstrating fine attention to detail. The chorizo sope […]

Posted inArts & Culture

Stories Care Forgot

You have to be seriously into zines to dig this slim volume, subtitled “An Anthology of New Orleans Zines” (Last Gasp). Sprinkled with typos, misspellings, and occasional blocks of chicken scratch, it’s a primo example of warts ‘n’ all self-publishing. But there’s great documentation here of the beautiful and sordid mess that was antediluvian New […]