It’s with no disrespect for the incredible range of Nuevo Latino creations in Mexico, or chef Beltran’s expertise in the kitchen, that I declare my most recent “best bite” at Maya del Sol to be the Ultimate Kobe Beef Cheeseburger.
Some of the more delicious vegetarian offerings in Oak Park are served at “ethnic” restaurants that offer cuisines born of cultures where economics or religion necessitated or dictated meals without meat.
Food enthusiasts expend much energy trying to locate the authentic versions of foods. At Marion Street Cheese Market, we compare an a modern, licensed Stilton with an authentically-made version of the same cheese which, ironically is no longer allowed to use the name “Stilton.”
Jim Slama is an Oak Parker whose Family Farmed organization has set as its mission “to expand the production, marketing and distribution of locally grown and responsibly produced food, in order to enhance the social, economic and environmental health of our communities.”