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In Chicago, West is Best
Although steakhouses, deep-dish pizza, and Chicago-style hot dogs stereotypically characterize the Windy City’s dining scene, Chicago has much more to offer than these iconic dishes. Push beyond the clichéd tourist traps of Navy Pier and Michigan Avenue with Chowhound's recommendations, which will make you fall in love with Chicago's thriving dining scene by sharing some of the most memorable meals and exciting destinations that may not yet be on your restaurant radar. Read more.