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The ceviche de pescado ($8.50) at Javier’s Sabor Mexicano in Glenview is marinated sea bass with cilantro, avocado, onions and tomatoes. Michal Dwojak/22nd Century Media.
The mole negro ($17.50) is chicken Breast with Oaxacan Black Mole.
The alambres ($16.50) is grilled pieces of steak, green pepers, onions, tomatoes and bacon. The dish is served with guacamole.
The camarones al mojo de ajo ($19.50) are large shrimp cooked in a butter-garlic lime sauce and a bit of cilantro and served with white rice mixed veggies and tortillas.
The plantano frito ($4.95) is fried plantain with ice cream.
The sopapilla ($4.50) is puffed pastry with cinnamon and honey.
Martin Carlino, Contributing Editor
10:25 am CST March 9, 2018

For most, the 11 miles that separate the Villages of Arlington Heights and Glenview hold little significance. But, for Javier Villarreal, the length is the embodiment of the fruits of his labor.

A native of Durango, Mexico, Villarreal, who now calls Arlington Heights home, is the proud owner of Mexican restaurants in both villages.