After a year of reconnecting with his native country, chef Carlos Gaytan returned to Chicago in 2019 to open Tzuco, a restaurant that approaches Mexican flavors with honed French techniques. Find the two styles interwoven throughout the menu in optionslike Guajillo-roasted Octopus, Steak Tartare with pickled jalapeno, andGuerrero-style Pork Shank with black bean pureé, pickled red onion, and habanero salsa. Whimsical finales include Sweet Cornbread with caramel popcorn, honey toffee, and saffron ice cream and Rice Pudding served with toasted white chocolate and pink peppercorn ice cream. Brunch is just as exciting, with standouts like Mushroom Cazuelawith salsa macha and goat cheese andFrench Toastwith orange-infused sponge bread, lemon and orange glaze, and fresh berries.
How to order: Order takeout and delivery via Caviar.