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Family Fun

Xoco's open-face breakfast torta

You know Rick Bayless' reasonably priced, painfully brief breakfast (7-10 a.m. Tuesday-Saturday) is one of the best breakfast secrets in Chicago, yes? If not, here's your gateway drug: A slice of bolillo from Labriola is wood-fired until its crust develops black ends. This is slathered in roasted tomato and a bit of black bean, then topped with poached egg — which is topped with a dusting of housemade sour-salty queso fresco , green chile and raw onion. $5, 449 N. Clark St., 312-334-3688— Christopher Borrelli