Deals of the Week: Zocalo

Modern Mexican restaurant springs out of the recession

If you're feeling the insatiable urge to stash all of your cash under your mattress and ration out your Ramen so it lasts until summer, take a deep breath.  Everything is going to be OK without having to dine on bread and water for the rest of your life. River North's Zocalo Restaurant and Tequila Bar created a new list of dining deals with the recession-conscious in mind.

How does an evening of never-ending tacos sound?  For $6 plus a beverage, get all-you-can-eat taquizas from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Look for choices like braised beef barbacoa, crispy duck carnitas and conchinita pibil, which is Yucantan-style pulled pork.  Appetizers are also half-price in the bar area during these times, as well.

The last Tuesday of every month, choose an appetizer, entrée and dessert from the entire menu for only $20.

Daily deals include:

Salsa Mondays: $5 salsa class and $5 Zocalo margaritas
Tuesdays: $25 three course prix fixe dinner ($20 on the last Tuesday of the month, as mentioned above) and $3 Corona Lights
Wednesdays: half-price bottles of wine
Thursdays: $5 Sangria and Citrus Cazuelas
Sundays: $25 three-course prix-fixe dinner and $3 Corona Lights
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