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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How many great tacos are there in Chicago? Well, there are enough that I was able to try a new restaurant or taqueria every week for a year and never come close to exhausting the possibilities. Sure, some were simply mediocre, while others were merely adequate, but occasionally I'd stumble upon a true find.
From the moment I walked in Zacatacos, I knew I had come to the right place. Al pastor was spinning on the spit, fresh beef was sizzling on the gas grill, and every single table was filled. Honestly, it's hard to even say where to begin. There are too many great tacos here to eat in one go, but I gave it my best try.