About our Restaurant

Mom's Old Recipe is a family-owned and operated restaurant on Chicago's North Side. We Use Recipes that have been passed down through generations to create a delicious and comforting dining experience for you.

mom and sisters

Malena Basave and Ana Arriaga, sisters from the small town of Tilzapotla in the state of Morelos, grew up in their mother's kitchen, learned from Mami to make enchiladas Verdes and tacos acorazados, and moved to the United States, where the memory of Mom's food pulled them back into the kitchen.