Chicago is a Town for Food Foodies
It is well known that good eats takes priority in Chicago no matter what the occasion. Rain or shine, we will wait in a line that snakes around the corner for: Chicago deep-dish pizza (Pizzeria Uno), the Chicago-style hot dog (Vienna Beef) loaded with all of the fixing that includes mustard, pickled sport peppers, tomato wedges, dill pickle spear and topped off with celery salt on a poppy seed bun. Oh yea, we are taking Chicago here!! Lets not forget Garrett's Popcorn "The Chicago Mix" created by the loyal fans of Chicago, sweet caramel crisp with savory cheesecorn that is made while you wait, this is true Chicago Eats.
Although Chicago has options on both ends of the spectrum, from the hole-in-the-wall sandwich shops to the special-occasion spots (Geja's Cafe) to the eatries in the middle that serve seasonal menus with a farm to table mantra.
A number of well known chefs have restaurants in Chicago, including Rick Bayless, Grant Achatz, and Rick Tramonto just to name a few. In a report that came out in 2003 it named Chicago the country's "most exceptional dining destination. The city is home to 23 Michelin Starred Restaurants , with one there star restaurant, Alinea. In the following pages, you will find our top picks, from quick bites to multi-course meals, in the city's best dining neighborhoods.