Everyone is more than familiar with the sandwich. It’s a simple construct that involves assorted meats, cheeses, vegetables, and condiments in between two slices of bread. Chicago's sandwich scene is particularly strong, with both simple classics and gourmet options available.
The latest additions to the following list include Big Kid’s collard greens melt, the roasted lamb sandwich from virtual Balkan restaurant Kiosk, and egg sandwiches courtesy of breakfast specialist Smack Dab. Note: Burgers, hot dogs, and sausages on buns are excluded from consideration.
As of June 11, Chicago restaurants have fully reopened and the city has lifted restrictions on capacity and social distancing. However, on July 30, the city issued guidance recommending that everyone wear facial coverings while indoors. For updated information on coronavirus cases, please visit the city of Chicago’s COVID-19 dashboard. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following safety guidelines. The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is available here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Find a local vaccination site here.Read More