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Why order a hot dog when you can have a fowler? From movie-inspired sandwiches to Chili Bombs at an Evanston hot dog shop. North Shore Foodie Finds has trekked to some interesting eateries in search of the strange and delicious. We want to know, what are some of your favorite food or drinks you tried in 2012? Tell us in the comment section below. To get your brains churning and possibly your bellies rumbling, here’s a look at what North Shore Foodie Finds devoured in 2012:
Patch samples the empanadas, burrito and caprese salad at Glenview's newest mexican restaurant.
Shortly after Patch covered El Mexican's late-November opening, commenters wrote about their experiences trying the small restaurant's food. J.P. wrote she would come back because of El's steak tacos. Kathryn Eisen called it the best food she has ever had. You heard it here first, folks. I had a few meals at the storefront restaurant at 2528 Waukegan Rd. in Glenview over several visits after the opening. I tried the vegetarian burrito, caprese salad, beef and pork empanadas. I have also added the restaurant to Foursquare, which basically means I plan to go back often. The first dish I tried at El was a vegi burrito, my typical go-to meal when eating at a taqueria. Most of my taqueria visits happen late at night, somewhere in Chicago, …