Tamales GaribayIrving Park | Website
This Old Irving Park-area Mexican spot is decorated with pictures from the owner's hometown in Guerrero, Mexico; its dishes are made using recipes from her grandmother. In the summer, diners can nosh on a burrito, enchilada, taco or other traditional favorite on the outdoor patio in front of the restaurant. Tamales, of course, are also available, stuffed with pork, jalapenos and cheese, or chicken and chili sauce. On request, the eatery will also serve its tamales with a side of rice and beans.