Category Archives: FRONTERA NOW

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 […]

Bar Sótano is Taking You on a Mezcal Journey

Every day between 5-6 p.m. at Bar Sótano, we’re taking all guests seated at the bar on a mezcal tour. Join us for a thrilling taste of the world’s most unique spirit paired with the perfect bite. We kick things off Tuesday March 5 with fried queso de cabra from Prairie Fruits Farm & Creamery […]

Vote for Bar Sótano! Vote for Tortas Frontera! Vote! Vote! Vote!

  Bar Sótano, our speakeasy-style mezcal bar in the basement of Frontera Grill, is a finalist for the Chicago Tribune’s “Readers’ Choice” Awards. We’d be grateful if you took a minute and cast your vote for us in the “Best New Cocktail Bar” category. Here’s the link. While you’re there, be sure to vote for […]

Update: We’re Back Open After the Deep Freeze!

UPDATE II:  We’re back open! All Frontera restaurants are open and serving lovingly prepared Mexican food.  UPDATE: Frontera Grill, Topolobampo, Xoco and Cruz Blanca will remain CLOSED during lunch service on Thursday, Jan. 31. Those restaurants, along with Leña Brava and Bar Sótano, will all be open 5 p.m. Thursday. We apologize for any inconvenience […]

Chicago Restaurant Week at Frontera!

Diners of Chicago, we’re here for you. Chicago Restaurant Week is a fantastic opportunity to showcase our great city’s vibrant dining scene. Here’s the full list of participating restaurants.  At Frontera, it’s another chance to do what we do best: to serve you lovingly prepared regional Mexican cuisine, with generous-spirited hospitality. Here’s a look at […]