Borinquen Restaurant (Closed)

1720 N. California Ave., Chicago, IL 60647 | Get Directions
Phone: 773-227-6038
http://www.borinquenoncalifornia.net/

This Puerto Rican restaurant is the birthplace of the "jibarito," a combination of savory steak or pork, melted cheese, crisp romaine lettuce, tomatoes, mayo and garlic all sandwiched between two flattened, deep-fried plantains (or as Jeff Mauro called it, "the world’s most interesting bun").

Special Dishes: Jibarito

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