Some time ago the morning after a late night visit to the Globe Pub on Irving Park Road I found pictures of “Fast Super Burrito” on my phone and then like the plot of the Hangover films I pieced together the details of my visit afterwards. If you have not seen those films then basically The Hangover tells the story of Phil Wenneck, Stu Price and Alan Garner, who travel to Las Vegas for a bachelor party to celebrate their friend Doug Billings’ impending marriage. However, Phil, Stu and Alan have no memory of the previous night’s events and must find Doug before the wedding can take place. The whole film is them working out what they did the night before.
In this more personal version I had to find the resturant again, locate it, check out the menuto work out what it was that I actually had eaten. I guess that story is not quite such a star studded adventure as the actual film, but on the basis that I fell asleep watching the film on three occasions, probably more fulfilling and rewarding.
“Fast Super Burrito” is on Irving Park road about 5 minutes walk from the Irving Park El Stop on the Brown Line. In the tagline I asked “Is this the name of the place or a statement of fact?”. Well on the first count it is the name of the place,and on the second count it was fast and it was a Burrito, not sure about the super part. I suppose that a restuarant called “Fast Acceptable Burrito” might not draw as much trade or attention.
OK to be honest I am not able to answer the Burrito question based on my late night experience as ‘apparently’ I had a chicken fajita platter. My notes from the phone were that it was pretty good, brown stuff was nice, rice ok, plenty of chicken, good value. (spelling mistakes removed).
Despite the fact that the dishes are presented on a laminated pictorial menu, one of my pet hates, I seem to recall that this place was OK.
But on this occasion it is probably best not to take my word on it, and try it out for yourself.
Located at 1924 W Irving Park Rd and open quite late