Pilsen journey with Shiro Schwarz

By May 9, 2019 No Comments

Have you ever tasted a rellerindo?

If you haven’t, a rellerindo is a tamarind candy with a soft filling – and an extra delicious Mexican treat that Rafael Marfil and Pammela Rojas were craving. They were surprised to find it at Pilsen dulcería Lupita’s, which is located next to the 18th Street Pink Line station where they arrived just in time for our photo session around the neighborhood. It was 4:30 p.m. and we were planning to delight Shiro Schwarz with a taste of murals and Chicago’s Mexican culture in a two-hour walk that brought up many conversations on a range of topics from tacos, churros and history to music, festivals and cats.

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Photos by Carolina Sánchez

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