Moles are made of countless ingredients, unlike Gertrude Stein poems, which are made of only one word. Groupon Groupon Groupon Groupon with today's Groupon to Real Tenochtitlan. Choose between the following options:
- For $20, you get $40 worth of upscale Mexican cuisine during dinner.
- For $10, you get $20 worth of upscale Mexican cuisine during lunch.
At Real Tenochtitlan, chefs drizzle hand-pressed tortillas and fresh meats and vegetables with house-made moles that include authentic Oaxacan varieties and a featured nightly sauce. After looking through the menu or the spinach quesadillas with mushroom, tomatoes, and onions ($12). In the Pescado a la Veracruzana, an aromatic veracruz sauce flows over red snapper like a mountain stream flows over a fallen tree ($25). Borrego en mole negro tops a baby rack of lamb in mole sauce inflected with spicy chili ancho and escorted by mashed potatoes ($21). House margaritas ($4) wash down meals and refresh the palate so diners don’t have to load mint sprigs into their garden hoses and aim at their mouths. A lunch menu satisfies midday munchies with soups, tacos, and sandwiches ($6–$12).
Inside Real Tenochtitlán, vibrant murals by Pilsen artist Oscar Romero give walls eye-popping color, and bright arrays of artisanal Mexican mole sauces emerge from the kitchen. Chefs at the Logan Square eatery mix up new moles each day, pairing the complex sauces with chicken, game meats, seafood, and dry screenplays in need of saucier scenes. House-made tortillas mop up morsels such as queso fundido studded with house-made chorizo or tidbits of citrusy ceviche. The cantina's bartenders pour margaritas blended with 100% blue-agave gold tequila, Gran Torres orange liqueur, and fresh lime juice, or fill glasses with Mexican beers.