Before Pilsen welcomed gallery spaces and Little Village became La Villita, the city’s Mexican population fought to make their voices heard and for places to live. Georgetown University historian Mike […]
But it’s a serious contender in the little-meats game.
Photographer Rick Majewski captures the neighborhood’s spectacular Independence Day parties, as American flags are hoisted, Mexican food is served up, and amateur fireworks displays erupt on block after block.
Former Dodo chef Kim Dalton redeems the much-maligned border cuisine.
Practitioners say fear of ICE raids and a lack of access to affordable health care can put undocumented and minority populations at risk.
The multifaceted Logan Square concept from former Salsa Truck owner Dan Salls includes a basement bar with a wealth of mezcal.
The Frontera chef summons fire and ice at his Baja-inspired seafood spot.
Mike Sula reviews—and recommends—Dos Urban Cantina in Logan Square.
Chef Diana Dávila is making imaginative, original Mexican food in Andersonville, a neighborhood that doesn’t always embrace culinary talent.
Nonprofit ElevArte works to promote Pilsen’s Mexican-American heritage in a rapidly changing neighborhood
Bodega isn’t very authentic, but it is possible to drunkenly order the entire taco menu.
A 24-hour Tex-Mex diner in Lakeview offers an overwhelming assortment of good food at reasonable prices.
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A woman’s suicide leaves behind a succession of revelations for her husband and their Mexican Jewish family in Mariana Chenillo’s 2008 “Nora’s Will,” screening for free tonight at Harrison Park.