¡Ay Chiwowa!? Oy vey. | Restaurant Review | Chicago Reader

¡Ay Chiwowa!? Oy vey. 

A visit to Billy Dec’s new Mexican-themed nightclub is a deflating experience.

Chicken torta (with bread that's less hamburger bun than baguette—crisp and chewy and fantastic), Gomez shrimp (a dish not as intriguing as it sounds), and Billy's Beerita (perfectly inoffensive).

Chicken torta (with bread that's less hamburger bun than baguette—crisp and chewy and fantastic), Gomez shrimp (a dish not as intriguing as it sounds), and Billy's Beerita (perfectly inoffensive).

Andrea Bauer

The elevated train thrums overhead. Every sidewalk grease patch and water stain starts to look like dried puke. Trash blows down Chicago Avenue; condo dwellers hail cabs. The sky darkens. The overgrown children of River North rub empty stomachs, wet cracked lips…

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