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Food you don't know about: Part 2

This is my second installment of food you don't know about. We take a look at restaurants that you drive by every day, but don't really see.
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What we discovered:

Chicago Hood Spot, La Huasteca, Cheshire Grill, La Mexicana Bakery

Chicago style Italian Beef

Chicago style Italian Beef /Chris Freeman

Ultimate Club

Ultimate Club /Chris Freeman

Cactus Taco

Cactus Taco /Chris Freeman

 

In the above video, we introduce four hidden gems that you should know about.

Chicago Hood Spot (605 Franklin) fills a void for rib tips, and creates a Chicago-style Italian Beef that was so good I have already enjoyed many return visits.

La Huasteca (1811 Plainfield) serves traditional Mexican food, including cactus tacos and a special $1 tacos that are smaller so you can give them all a try.

Down the road from them is The Cheshire Grill (2162 Plainfield). They're serving serious comfort food at great prices, including many interesting ice cream options. 

A true hole in the wall, La Mexicana Bakery (1628 South Division), which actually has a fully equipped taco stand within the bakery.

These lesser-known local restaurants are worth a trip.

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