There are a few La Michoacanas in Chicago, and the one we really like is in Pilsen. It has a drive-thru, the people are friendly, and they have great paletas and scoops of ice cream. The treats here are very sweet, perfect for when you want a dessert that tastes like dessert, because not everyone wants an abundance of goat cheese or matcha. Our favorite is the cajeta ice cream, which tastes like frozen condensed milk in the best way, and the rice pudding cream paleta, which is milky and sweet with little bits of rice in it that we really like.
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Paulette’s Public Market
Paulette’s is a market in Thalia Hall that’s good for groceries and grab-and-go sandwiches.
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New Rebozo Chicago
New Rebozo is a Mexican restaurant in River North that specializes in different types of mole, and they are all delicious.
Great tacos often trumped by strange ordering restrictions and a crowd we'd rather not eat our Mexican food with.
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Don Pedro Carnitas
Don Pedro is a real experience, especially on the weekends. The Pilsen spot serves excellent carnitas for you to make all the tacos you want.
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