... It's locally produced, and more delicious.
If you don't have the strength to stalk the nearest tamale cart, you can just go to Damen & Augusta Foods at 1001 N. Damen, just south of Wicker Park, and purchase six tamales for $5.
It's at least one giant meal for a glutton, two meals for a semi glutton like myself, and three meals if you just eat two tamales like a normal person, which I guess I'm not.
More on Damen & Augusta Foods in next week's Pipeline eNewsletter
Have you ever tried photographing tamales? It's not pretty. Hence, here they are all bagged up.