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Photos: Tamales Moreno

Tamales Moreno is housed in a dilapidated yellow building on the corner of Sheridan and Mississippi on a piece of real estate directly across the street from a cleaner -- and busier -- Tamale Kitchen. But as I discovered when visiting the place for this week's review, skipping Tamales Moreno would be a mistake. The place offers some of the tastiest tamales I've had in town.

Here's a sample of what I encountered. For more photos of Tamales Moreno, check out our slide show.

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Laura Shunk was Westword's restaurant critic from 2010 to 2012; she's also been food editor at the Village Voice and a dining columnist in Beijing. Her toughest assignment had her drinking ten martinis and eating ten Caesar salads over the course of 48 hours. She still drinks martinis, but remains lukewarm on Caesar salads.
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