Top 5 food spots to eat in Chicago

Chicago is a foodie city; it is known for its gigantic, delicious deli sandwiches, their famous desserts and pizza pies as well as their mouthwatering hot dogs. If you’re a food lover then Chicago is calling your name.

Portillos – Classic hot dog     Photographer: star5112/Flickr/Creative Commons


If you’re looking for the juiciest burgers and hot dogs in town, then head over to Portillos. This is a popular hot spot in Chicago, as they like to keep their dishes classic and traditional. Try something out of your comfort zone and order the beef and cheddar croissant. It may sound strange, but once you try it you’ll definitely think that they all compliment each other.


Al’s Italian Beef  – The famous ‘Italian Beef’ sandwich                Photographer: _e.t/Flickr/Creative Commons

Al’s Italian Beef

From giant deli sandwiches filled with pulled Italian beef, Polish sausage or Italian char-grilled sausage topped with hot giardiniera, provolone cheese, sweet peppers as well as gravy to french fries loaded with different cheeses, bacon, bbq sauce, there’s no wonder why they were voted one of the ‘Ten top best’ in the USA.


Perry’s Deli – The Behemoth sandwich                                             Photographer: Dainaar/Flickr/Creative Commons

Perry’s Deli

This place is the ultimate deli heaven. With so many choices to choose from, you’d want to make a regular visit to try all of the sandwiches at least once. With different ingredients such as roast brisket of beef, sugar-cured bacon, layers of swiss cheese and coleslaw all stacked together in between any choice of bread creating the perfect combination and satisfaction for your taste buds. With these sandwiches being tall and big, it’ll be a challenge if you could finish it.


Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria – Fresh spinach, mushroom and tomato pizza pie Photographer: Larry/Flickr/Creative Commons

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria

We all know that Chicago is famous for their deep dish pizzas. In fact, it would be a sin and shameful to travel to this bustling city and not try it at all. So where should you go to try this famous deep dish pizza that everyone can’t stop talking about? It’s simple, at Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria. Their pizzas are made from fresh ingredients and are big enough to share or if you’re feeling very hungry, then to have to yourself.


Molly’s Cupcakes  Photographer: Adrianne Behning Photography/Flickr/Creative Commons

Molly’s Cupcakes

Did someone say dessert? Then grab yourself a sweet treat at Molly’s Cupcakes. From cupcakes with different flavoured frosting such as strawberry shortcake and butterscotch caramel, to center filled-cupcakes; you will be spoilt for choice. If you can’t decide, then they give you the option to create your own cupcake along with a sprinkle station.


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