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Best Dishes at Mexique

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squeakypeaches Apr 7, 2011 10:20 AM

I'm visiting Chicago this weekend and have reservations at Mexique on Sunday evening. I've checked out the menu and am already torn between several dishes. Can anyone comment on what you think are the can't miss dishes at Mexique?

Thanks!

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Mexique
1529 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

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    masha RE: squeakypeaches Apr 7, 2011 10:54 AM

    I really enjoyed the dessert enchiladas. Can't recall what starter or main I had, so must not have been that spectacular.

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      squeakypeaches RE: masha Apr 8, 2011 07:05 AM

      Thanks! It's between this one and the avocado cream and strawberry compote. I think the chocolate is going to win.

    2. nsxtasy RE: squeakypeaches Apr 7, 2011 11:06 AM

      I really loved the braised short ribs. Extremely tender, not overly fatty; they throw it on the grill at the last minute to put a nice thin slight crispiness on the outer edge.

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        squeakypeaches RE: nsxtasy Apr 8, 2011 07:07 AM

        Thank you, nsxtasy!

      2. chicgail RE: squeakypeaches Apr 7, 2011 03:44 PM

        They do a French onion/poblano soup that we loved.

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          squeakypeaches RE: chicgail Apr 8, 2011 07:08 AM

          Thanks! I'm between this dish, the betabel, and the trio of sopes.

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