Here’s a new (and old) combo: tacos and antiques. Rick and Ashley Ortiz recently opened Antique Taco, a shabby-chic storefront eatery in Chicago’s Wicker Park. At the friendly neighborhood joint, the husband-and-wife duo are doing what they do best: cooking great Mexican food … and
As for the tacos, they may be served on mismatched china like Grandma’s, but they most definitely don’t taste like hers. Rather, they’re filled with the likes of crispy tem-pura fish, smoked cabbage and sriracha tartar sauce; tamarind-glazed pork carnitas; and a veggie combo of mushrooms with garlicky kale and cilantro cream. Not in the mood for a taco? Don’t miss the Maine lobster on a masa biscuit with lobster gravy or the chili with cheese curds and chorizo.