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starbucksbrew May 23, 2007 01:20 PM

When I lived in Atlanta for several years, one of my favorite places was the Tavern at Phipps, which I return to on every trip. They have about 8 kinds of gourmet nachos (and I am a nachos fiend) - southwest shrimp, cajun, thai chicken, spinach & cheese, etc. Is there any place in Chicago that serves something like that?

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    starbucksbrew May 29, 2007 02:27 PM

    No place in Chicago has fun gourmet nachos?

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      lbs May 29, 2007 02:41 PM

      I think Dorado's on Foster has duck nachos. As for a specialized place - I have no idea.

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        lbs May 29, 2007 03:18 PM

        Actually, I do have an idea. Have you checked the menu for Carnivale or DeLaCosta? They may have it.

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        Dedalus May 29, 2007 05:37 PM

        Maybe not quite what you're after, but Zocalo offers several different kinds of guacamole. That's the closest match I can think of. Although now that you mention it, it's a shame that area pubs don't offer something along the lines you've described.

        1. re: starbucksbrew
          ChefJune May 29, 2007 10:52 PM

          Chicago has many, many authentic Mexican restaurants, run by Mexicans... too bad you're not looking for the real thing, you'd be in Hog Heaven!

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