(Add 2 pts. to this review if you live in the Champaign/Urbana or De Kalb locations)
The Lincoln Park location of La Bamba is disappointing. 10 years ago La Bamba had THE standout burriots and tortas at the U of I Champaign. Perhaps its Lincoln Park clientele, by nature neurotically health conscious and trendy, fear the amount of calories that would be in a burrito if it was acutally ""as big as your head"". 10 yrs. ago, this size claim was true. Worse, the ingredients seem to be blander these days. Granted, my cravings for La Bamba were often strongest when leaving a bar inebriated. However, even in a sober state, La Bamba used to be 1 of my 4 food groups when I was in college. I almost feel traitorous writing this review. Sorry, but Chicago location doesn't quite taste the same.
Pros: outsd. chgo. excell., burritos & tortas, As big as your head
Cons: Lin. Pk. not so good, smaller, $8+ for burrito drink