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Something You Should Eat: La Humita

Steamed like a tamale, redolent with sweet corn and intense achiote oil, these Ecuadorian treats are hard to come by in Chicago. ‚ At La Humita, their namesake is worth the trip alone - unless you've decided to give up waiting in line at Smoque, just a few blocks up the street. ‚ You'll probably want to eat more than just one - I typically have at least two per visit. ‚ But please, don't call them tamales.



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