Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.
You’ll kick things off at Mercadito, where your floor seat tickets will be waiting for you. Conveniently located in River North, just a 10-minute drive from the United Center, this low-lit, small-plate Mexican joint is a BlackboardEats favorite. Lick some hibiscus-infused salt off your margarita glass and dig into Patricio Sandoval's exclusive menu designed just for you.