When it comes to Chicago’s signature foods, Italian beef is unquestionably one of the city’s most cherished. It's a sandwich that's wholly unique to this great city and sparks fierce debate over who does it the best. Because there are numerous delicious options all over town, it's impossible to choose just one. Instead, here are 20 messy favorites that are all worth trying. New additions to the list for 2021 include Italian market Serrelli’s Finer Foods, suburban stand the Original Nana’s Hot Dogs, and modern Filipino sensation Kasama.
As of August 20, the city has mandated that everyone wear facial coverings while indoors. For updated information on coronavirus cases, please visit the city of Chicago’s COVID-19 dashboard. Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.Read More