― When I travel to a city I've never visited before, I try to focus on eating at restaurants that offer food I can't get anywhere else. Especially if that city is known for a particular type of cuisine. But, sometimes, despite my best efforts to stay within that frame of mind, a recommendation from someone who knows better steers me right to the front door of a chain restaurant. ∙ In this case, the restaurant was Cantina Laredo in the Near North Side neighborhood of Chicago. When I [...].