Chicago Nabs 3 Spots on List of "35 Best Burritos in America"

The Carne Asada burrito at L’Patron was named among the top burritos in the country

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014  |  Updated 2:38 PM CDT
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Chicago Nabs 3 Spots on List of Nation's Best Burritos

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Chicago’s burritos may not be as famous as the city’s pizzas and hot dogs, but that didn’t stop them from being named among the top burritos in the country.

The Daily Meal released its list of the “35 Best Burritos in America” and Chicago managed to nab three spots on the list.

One tasty tortilla wrap was even named among the top five burritos in the nation—the Carne Asada burrito at L’Patron in the city’s Logan Square neighborhood.

Two other Chicago burritos also made the list, with the Chorizo burrito at Irazu ranking at no. 25 and the Super Lomo burrito at La Pasadita rounding out the list at no. 34.

The Daily Meal said qualifying burritos needed to include fresh ingredients, a good selection of meats and add-ons and customization.

“When you drive by this place does your mouth immediately start to water, forcing you to impulsively pull over and, before you know it, you’re diving face-first into the burrito of your dream?” the Daily Meal wrote. “Yeah, those are the burritos we’re looking for

Snagging the top spot and “best burrito” title was the Chile Relleno Burrito at Los Angeles’ La Azteca Tortilleria.

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