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Big Star

1531 N. Damen Ave.
Chicago , IL , United States
(773) 235-4039

“Tacos, whiskey, hillbilly music” is how Paul Kahan describes the ultracasual Mexican spot he opened in Wicker Park in 2009. Located in an old dive bar, Big Star blasts classic Bakersfield-style country (Buck Owens, Merle Haggard) while serving excellent pork-belly tacos and greasy-good queso fundido (a glorious melted-cheese appetizer studded with chorizo). If you’re going to drink, there are only three options: beer, tequila and bourbon.

Last updated 2013-01-10 16:16:32 UTC
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