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Whether you're looking for a no-frills hot dog stand or a sophisticated steakhouse, the Windy City is overflowing with dining experiences. Our guide to Chicago sips and eats goes deep...deeper than their pizza.

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5 Chicago Doughnut Destinations

5 Chicago Doughnut Destinations

by chicagoandfood | Sure Chicago is known for our deep-dish pizza, Chicago-style hot dogs, and even Italian beef, but one area where we are highly underrated is in our...

5 Things to Eat in Chicago

5 Things to Eat in Chicago

by Paul | Chicago is one of the world's great cities, and when there's a great city, there's usually great food. People in Chicago love good food, and this can...

A Guide to Brunching in Chicago

A Guide to Brunching in Chicago

by Mallory | Everyone loves brunch. It's basically the best meal of the day! I spend half my Saturday and Sunday mornings debating what brunch spot I am going to...

The Best European Dishes You Need to Bring to Thanksgiving Dinner 

The Best European Dishes You Need to Bring to Thanksgiving Dinner 

by Laura Denby | As a country of immigrants, even the most traditionally American foods have roots elsewhere. We often forget that our culture is made up of many and...

A Chicago Wine Pro's Fall Faves + Local Bottle Shops to Love

A Chicago Wine Pro's Fall Faves + Local Bottle Shops to Love

by Jeanelle Olson | Josh Arons has more to say, I can tell. We've spent an hour talking about wine and it feels like we've barely scratched the surface of everything he...

Yas, Kouign! Where to Find the Elusive Pastry in Chicago

Yas, Kouign! Where to Find the Elusive Pastry in Chicago

by Jeanelle Olson | It seems these days that there's always a fancy-dancy pastry du jour. Some are classic and pure, some are re-reinterpreted gilded-lily cousins of something...

Five Fantastic Chicago Restaurants for Tourists Who Don't Want to Eat Like Tourists

Five Fantastic Chicago Restaurants for Tourists Who Don't Want to Eat Like Tourists

by Jeanelle Olson | Chicago is a food enthusiast's dream. Maybe this isn't news to you. But if it is, it's possible you've been doing it wrong. Chicago is known as a city...

Pairing ​Food & ​Barrel-Aged Beer in the Windy City

Pairing ​Food & ​Barrel-Aged Beer in the Windy City

What do you know about pairing food and beer? The team at Dusek's Board and Beer in Chicago knows a lot. Get the inside scoop ​​from Michelin-​s​tarred...

Brewing Barrel-Aged Beer in the Windy City

Brewing Barrel-Aged Beer in the Windy City

What does it really take to make award-winning beer? This episode of the Brew | Cook | Celebrate video series features Goose Island Innovation Brewer...

Beef Pierogies

Beef Pierogies

A classic beef pierogies recipe.

Mushroom Pierogies

Mushroom Pierogies

A rich, vegetarian mushroom pierogies recipe.

Kielbasa with Warm Apple-Bacon Slaw

Kielbasa with Warm Apple-Bacon Slaw

A comforting kielbasa with warm apple-bacon slaw recipe.

Ground Beef Gyros

Ground Beef Gyros

A delicious recipe for ground beef gyros.

Hot Dog Buns

Hot Dog Buns

A classic hot dog bun recipe. You will need flour, yeast, milk, an egg, unsalted butter, and honey.

9 Ridiculous Brunch Waits That Won't Make You Feel Like a Jerk

9 Ridiculous Brunch Waits That Won't Make You Feel Like a Jerk

by Caitlin M. O'Shaughnessy | I love a good egg dish as much as the next guy, but waiting more than 45 minutes for brunch is when I’m tempted to just eat the granola bar I’ve stashed...

Mexican Torta with Fried Zucchini

Mexican Torta with Fried Zucchini

This vegetarian Mexican sandwich recipe has breaded, fried zucchini, queso fresco, refried black beans, salsa, and jalapeños.

Mexican Torta with Rajas and Jack Cheese

Mexican Torta with Rajas and Jack Cheese

A traditional Mexican sandwich with rajas (roasted poblano peppers in tangy crema), refried beans, Monterey Jack cheese, and tomatillo salsa.

Tom and Jerry

Tom and Jerry

A recipe for the classic warm Christmas cocktail made with milk, Cognac, and rum.

Mindy Segal's Go-To Dessert

Mindy Segal's Go-To Dessert

This episode of My Go-To Dish features Mindy Segal, owner of Mindy's HotChocolate Restaurant and Dessert Bar in Chicago. Segal has some serious flair...

Chicago's Best Hot Dogs

Chicago's Best Hot Dogs

by David Pistrang | It's not even close, America—Chicago is the nation's hot dog capital. Here, it's an all-beef wiener with a snappy natural casing, buried under a virtual...

“The Wiener's Circle”: Hot Dogs on a Shtick

“The Wiener's Circle”: Hot Dogs on a Shtick

by John Birdsall | In 1996 I was living in Chicago—how did I miss the radio broadcast of This American Life’s “A Night at the Wiener Circle”? (It played...

A History of Dissing Charlie Trotter

A History of Dissing Charlie Trotter

by Joyce Slaton | News that Chef Charlie Trotter is closing his eponymous Chicago restaurant after 25 years of business caused much hand-wringing in...

Mindy Segal's Rhubarb and Strawberry Consommé

Mindy Segal's Rhubarb and Strawberry Consommé

This rhubarb and strawberry consommé recipe is a brightly colored dessert soup, from Chicago pastry chef Mindy Segal..

Classic Cheesecake

Classic Cheesecake

Thick and creamy with a little vanilla and lemon zest for flavor.

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