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BYOB to Belly Shack

Ben Guerra | Posted 11.30.2011 | Chicago
Ben Guerra

Located on N. Western Avenue, the Belly Shack with its tasty, albeit greasy food and laissez-faire atmosphere is a great place to eat creatively and get trashed at a low cost. Just bring some antacids.

The BEST Tater Tots In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's time to show some love for crispy bite-size hash browns. Wednesday is National Tater Tot Day--and Chicago has quite a few places to celebrate. T...

Meat Week Starts Sunday: Check The Restaurant Schedule

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Calling all Chicago meat lovers: it's time to dig in! Sunday, Jan. 30 is the kick-off to Meat Week. Meat Week takes place the first week in February....

PHOTOS: Chicago's BEST Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

We turn into cold, grumpy, hungry hermits this time of year--and who could blame us? If the cold weather has you bummed as well, may we suggest a gril...

Chicago's 12 Best Burgers: Did Your Favorite Make The Cut?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When it comes to food, Chicago has you covered. The pizza, the hot dogs and of course, some seriously tasty burgers. HuffPost Chicago asked some of ...

A Culinary Wishlist: Chicago Needs More Chinese Food, Pizza By The Slice

The A.V. Club Chicago | November 4, 2010 03:03 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago is, without a doubt, one of the best food cities in the world. We own Italian beef, hot dogs, and deep-dish and thin-crust pizza. Tourists and...

WATCH: Chicago Chefs Take Bull Testicle Challenge

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Phillip Foss, former Lockwood executive chef, now serves sandwiches from his Meatyballs Mobile food truck, and challenged David Posey, chef de cuisine...

PHOTOS: Chicago's Best Jibarito Sandwiches

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When people think about food that originated in Chicago, most think of the Italian beef or the Chicago-style hotdog, but there's one more gem to add t...

Meet Chicago's Young Pastry Stars

NBC Chicago | Kate Bernot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Pastry has returned to the spotlight, and it has nothing to do with cupcakes or Seth Caro's televised fits of hysteria. As restaurants like Lula Cafe,...

In Fidel-ity

Steve Dolinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Steve Dolinsky

Chicago is home to all kinds of wonderful sandwiches. But it seems like a Cuban immigrant is muscling in on the sandwich front lately. It's called a Cubano, and I tried two decent versions last week that showed promise.

Where To Find Chicago's Tastiest Pretzels

Decider | Will Petty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When it comes to all things big, soft, and chewy, it's natural to begin at the ballpark, where grabbing a beer, a dog and, yes, a pretzel is still the...

Dig Into Refined Bayou Grub At Big Jones In Andersonville

Yelp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

I adore this place! I'm not a born Southern, but I consider myself a lover of it's food. This place is the best to hit Andersonville since whenever. W...

Rick Bayless: Chicago's Official Mexican chef?

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

In a town with at least a handful of hot Latino chefs and restaurateurs - and where 1.44 million of its 1.8 million Hispanics are of Mexican descent - when you look at all the Mexican chefs who are referred to as Mexican food experts in Chicago's media, there's no list - it's just Rick Bayless.

Is Urban Belly Chicago's Answer to Momofuku?

Steve Dolinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Steve Dolinsky

In what must surely be the best first-day opening of any restaurant in Chicago, Urban Belly has swung for the fences, and has hit it out of the park.

YATS: "The Worst Dining Experience Of My Career As A Food Writer"

New City | Michael Nagrant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Normally, when I write a restaurant review, I try to avoid indulging in blow-by-blow course descriptions, poor adjectives and Architectural Digest-sty...

Drink Up For A Worthy Cause: Green City Market Benefit Dinner At Goose Island

Gapers Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Brewmasters Dinner/Green City Market Benefit @ Goose Island Chefs from culinary powerhouses Vie, Custom House, 312 Chicago and Publican will be cooki...