Best Mexican Food in America: Chicago Restaurants Grab Top Spot, Five More
CHICAGO — Move over deep-dish pizza and Chicago-style hot dogs.
Chicago is also top-notch when it comes to Mexican restaurants, according to a ranking of America's 50 best Mexican restaurants published by The Daily Meal.
The ranking was based on a survey of "culinary authorities, writers and critics" across the country, and six Chicago restaurants were named to the list, including the No. 1 spot.
Other Chicago restaurants in the top 50 are:
•Maxwell Street Market (22nd), on Sundays at 800 S. Desplaines St.;
•Birrieria Zaragoza (25th), 4852 S. Pulaski Road;
•La Pasadita (37th), 1141 N. Ashland Ave.;
•Salpicon (42nd), 1245 N. Wells St.
The Daily Meal also recently said the city had five of the best tacos in the country.
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