“I don’t know any other life,” said Vanessa Mendez, whose mom Delores opened the restaurant 31 years ago. “This is life to me.”
It was A Tale of Two Tortillas. Flour to be exact.
Every good taco seemed to have a minor setback — including undercooked potatoes in papa ranchera, super acidic sauce for chicharrones and salty machacado.
Very good tacos across the board, including Coaches — bean, scrambled egg, bacon and cheese combo.
A truly amazing ham and egg on flour with hints of pancake and maple syrup.
A filmy, funky machacado taco sinks this South Side taqueria.
When the fillings are excellent, but the flour tortillas are the opposite of that.