• Watch: A Trailblazing Chef Is Transforming Chicago's Understanding of Mexican Food

    7 days ago - By Eater

    ‘Open Road' heads to Mi Tocaya Antojeria to meet Diana Dávila When friends and readers reach out wondering where they should eat in Chicago right now, I'm sending them to Mi Tocaya Antojeria , whether or not they're asking for a Mexican restaurant recommendation. Illinois native Diana Dávila runs the 38-seat restaurant in Logan Square, her cooking ringing through the city's ever-growing chorus of Mexican cuisines with a gripping melody - singing of family and identity and place.
    Dávila's cooking doesn't hew to any one particular region of Mexico. Among the four choices for tacos, “Chucho's...
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  • Diana Dávila Is Eater's 2018 Chef to Watch

    Diana Dávila Is Eater's 2018 Chef to Watch

    7 days ago - By Eater

    She's been cooking forever, but her new restaurant is getting serious recognition Diana Dávila has been cooking for “so fucking long,” she says. The Chicago native started out at her parents' Mexican restaurants in Chicago's southwestern suburbs, before stints cooking at Boka and Cantina 1910 in Chicago and at Ardeo and Jackie's in Washington, D.C. But, at Mi Tocaya Antojería, the first restaurant that is entirely hers, Dávila shines - and the food world has taken note.
    Since Mi Tocaya opened in March in Chicago's Logan Square, it has become something of a critical darling. Eater...
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