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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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Chocolate Malted Milkshake

Chocolate Malted Milkshake

There’s no denying the fabulousness of this classic.

Farewell to Hydrocolloids

Farewell to Hydrocolloids

by Chowhound Editors | Farewell to Hydrocolloids Chef Alex Stupak’s Mexican food dreams Few chefs, cuisine or pastry, can compete with Alex Stupak’s palate...

Mojo Marinated Pork Cubano (Lechon Asado)

Mojo Marinated Pork Cubano (Lechon Asado)

Cuban braised pork in a citrus marinade.

Paloma

Paloma

A bubbly margarita made with grapefruit soda.

Great Moments in Beef

Great Moments in Beef

by Chowhound Editors | Follow along with CHOW day by day as we examine the wide, wonderful world of meat. Monday Great Moments in Beef We’ve evolved along...

Mashed Boniato with Onions (Pure de Boniatos con Cebollas)

Mashed Boniato with Onions (Pure de Boniatos con Cebollas)

A savory Cuban side dish made with tropical sweet potato.

Cuban Green Salad with Avocados

Cuban Green Salad with Avocados

Green salad gets some Cuban flair with the addition of avocados, tomatoes, and black beans.

Eggplant and Tomato Stew (Guiso de Berenjena)

Eggplant and Tomato Stew (Guiso de Berenjena)

A tasty Cuban dish seasoned with cumin and coriander from Chef Randy Zweiban.

Bacalao Croquetas

Bacalao Croquetas

These crispy little salt-cod fritters are a favorite of CHOW editor Meredith Arthur.

Sautéed Plantains

Sautéed Plantains

A sweet and savory dish perfect for warm weather (or when you just need to feel a little tropical).

Black Beans (Frijoles Negros)

Black Beans (Frijoles Negros)

Cuban-style black beans for serving with coconut rice and fried plantains.

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