I'll be making this drive in the next few days (then returning to Chicago a couple weeks later). I'm arriving at MDW at 4pm on a Friday. Any suggestions for a reasonable dinner stop off of 88 or 80 (and do you recommend on route over the other)? I've made this drive a few times before, but usually when it was too late to stop. I remember once stopping off (I think) the toll road at an enormous supermarket with a great bulk selection maybe 2 hours outside of Chicago -- any idea what this might have been? if it was a chain, it was one I didn't recognize from the west coast.
I'll be stopping on my return to MDW, so lunch suggestions are appreciated as well. Open to any kind of food -- thanks.