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Classic Comfort at Xoco Bistro
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Thursday, 16 April 2015 00:00



Enjoy a craft ale and make your own soft tacos at Xoco Bistro. Sound good? Then you'll want to head over to the Wicker Park location where Chef Rick Bayless recently expanded the menu to include a Classic Plates section that reads like a short list for the Mexican comfort food hall-of-fame:  Enchiladas Suizas, Carnitas, Cochinita Pibil, Chilaquiles, Barbacoa, Pollo a la Leñ get the idea.


But wait, there's more: try the Albondigas al Chipotle (meatballs!) or Carne en su Jugo, a rich and savory steak dish with beans and bacon, and there's a Shrimp Mojo de Ajo you won't believe. You'll find new starters and sides too, and of course, Xoco's signature selection of Tortas and Caldos. For fans of Rick’s cooking, the new offering also expands happily into familiar territory, like the Mole Poblano dish with roasted Gunthorp Farms chicken, or the crispy Sopes with short rib barbacoa.

Download the Xoco Bistro menu for a closer look. And in case you’re wondering about those craft ales, here’s the Drinks menu.


Written by Frontera Foods   
Monday, 06 April 2015 09:00




And then there were two. In today's Championship match, Barbacoa Tacos sizzle off vs. Baja Fish Tacos. Vote for your favorite taco to claim the top recipe title!

Check out a recap of the competition (and recipes) in our Frontera Blogeria.



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Barbacoa Beef Tacos vs. Baja Fish Tacos



Taco Madness: Round 3. We're Down to Four!
Written by Frontera Foods   
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 00:00




We're down to four finalists in Frontera Taco Maddness! Sixteen taco recipes started out seeking taco fame but only one can win. In Round 2 we saw classic Frontera Soft Shell Beef Tacos get out-sizzled by Queso Fundido Tacos and Baja Fish Tacos upset veggie-lovers everywhere.

The competition is heating up! In Round 3 of Taco Maddness we have Barbacoa Beef Tacos sizzling off vs. ooey-gooey Queso Fundido Tacos and classic Baja Fish Tacos against the Cinderella Chipotle Tinga Chicken Tacos!  Voting starts now and lasts through Friday, April 3rd.

Check out the friendly competition (and recipes) below and vote for your favorite taco to advance to the Championship match!



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Round 3: Top Four!


Barbacoa Beef Tacos vs. Queso Fundido Tacos




Chipotle Chicken Tinga Tacos vs. Baja Fish Tacos



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