'Tamale Guy' Claudio Velez Out Of Hospital After 35 Days Battling COVID-19There was a happy homecoming Thursday for Claudio Velez, known to many Chicagoans as the Tamale Guy, who was hospitalized on a ventilator for more than a month after getting sick from COVID-19.
'Tamale Guy' Claudio Velez On Ventilator With COVID-19, Just Weeks After Opening His RestaurantClaudio Velez officially opened Tamale Guy Chicago at Damen and Chicago earlier this month, but now its closed as he battles the novel coronavirus.
Best Chicago Drunk Junk FoodClosing time means you and the gang have to stumble out into the cold cruel world. Cocktails led to dinner, dinner led to the bar, and now the cycle completes with some 2 a.m. munchies. Fine dining establishments are mostly closed, but that doesn’t mean you have to walk through the drive-thru of the local fast food restaurant. Check out these time-honored late-night establishments for that final meal of the night (or rather, the first of the next day…).