Where to eat in Chicago, from deep dish pizza to the best steaks in town

The Windy City is teeming with snazzy steakhouses, multicultural restaurants and charming independent joints, but on any visit here, it’s imperative to try Chicago’s three most famous dishes: deep dish pizza, hot dogs and Italian beef sandwiches. Are they healthy? No. But they’re delicious, inexpensive and sold all over town.

The small, made-from-scratch independent restaurants in the outlying areas shouldn’t be overlooked either. Trendy new restaurants can be found in hip parts of town, such as Fulton Market or Logan Square, while budget-friendly ethnic eats are spread out across the city, such as Chinatown, Devon Avenue or across the Pilsen neighbourhood. These are the best restaurants for a memorable meal in Chicago.


Authentic versions of two of Chicago’s most famous delicacies – hot dogs and Italian beef – are on the menu at this busy fast food chain. The Chicago-style hot dog is the star, featuring mustard, onions, green

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Coronavirus in Sacramento? Keep calm, trust science and eat some local Chinese food

The new coronavirus has reached Sacramento, creating serious concerns. Here are two important things we can all do to help stop its spread: keep calm and trust science.

Face masks? Forget them. Buying face masks may only hurt efforts to contain the virus’ spread. Want extra protection? Wash your hands frequently and avoid touching your nose and mouth.

Hand sanitizer is always a good idea. After all, it’s still flu season.

Our community’s best defense against the virus is to avoid misinformation and panic – despite the understandable temptation to overreact now that the new coronavirus is here.

On Wednesday, local health officials learned “that a Solano County resident receiving care at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento tested positive for coronavirus, representing the first confirmed case of the virus in the U.S. that is of unknown origin,” according to a Sacramento Bee story by Michael McGough.



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