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Special Restaurant Hours for Cinco de Mayo Weekend

Traveling into Chicago for James Beard Foundation Awards weekend? Looking to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with some lovingly prepared Mexican food and mezcal? Great! We can’t wait to see you. Here’s a quick look at our special operating hours for Sunday, May 5. Frontera Grill: 5-10 p.m. Topolobampo: 5:30-10 p.m. Xoco: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. (get […]

Season 12 of Rick’s TV Show is About to Begin!

The wait is over! Season 12 of “Mexico: One Plate at a Time” is starting to air on public television stations across America. Find your station here and check back at the official Season 12 page for episode streaming (coming soon)! This season, Rick Bayless returns to bustling Mexico City for an exploration of the […]

Event Alert! Agave Adventures at Bar Sótano

Let the team at Bar Sótano introduce you to the life-changing magic of pairing agave spirits with food. In this first-of-its-kind event at Bar Sótano, we are bringing in some of our favorite producers for exclusive pours of their super-rare, artisanal distillates of raicilla, cometico, tuxca and mezcal. Each pour will be paired with a perfectly […]

Xoco is Now Taking Cinco de Mayo Catering Orders

Xoco has taken its catering game to the next level. Just in the past few weeks, we’ve catered a small party in a Wrigleyville condo, served guacamole and churros at the Merchandise Mart, brought a lunch fiesta to Salesforce in River North and drove hundreds of tacos and tortas — and eight gallons of our […]

We Won: Thank you!

The people — that’s you — have spoken! Bar Sótano and Tortas Frontera have won their respective categories in the Chicago Tribune’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Dining Awards. There are so many incredible restaurants and bars in this town and we’re still pinching ourselves that we won in two categories. Bar Sótano, our Oaxacan-style mezcal speakeasy […]