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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