Chicago is a steak taco town. Sure, we have loads of other enticing options, but if I had to pick the most common taco filling around, carne asada reigns supreme. Here are my eight favorite.
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Happy (early) Cinco de Mayo! Hopefully you've noticed that I love tacos (along with many other delicious Mexican dishes) enough to write about them every single week of the year for Chicago Tacos. While my search for the absolute best versions in city goes on, here are 12 tacos that I've fallen for in the past six months.
While a seemingly simple filling to get right, carne asada requires some special dedication that most taquerias aren't willing to dedicate to it. But there are places that do. I just didn't think that one of them would be in Ravenswood.