• Like chocoate and peanut butter

If this were my creation I would call it the Gyrobarito and trademark it, but what the folks at Thamara Dominican Restaurant lack in branding savvy they more than make up for in innovative spirit.

This tiny Logan Square joint offers a mishmash of fast-food sandwiches and comida criolla. So doesn’t it seem only right and natural that they’d offer such a wholly unnatural sandwich mutation? That’s right, this is the typical iconic smashed-plantain sandwich—onions, tomato, shredded iceberg, melty cheese, and mayo—only instead of steak you have a pile of shavings from the molded mystery meat cone.