What makes a burger special? Whether it's a longtime favorite or a buzzy newcomer, an essential burger has a lasting effect on eaters, other restaurants, and the scope of the Chicago food scene at large. From giant patties to smashed delights, local restaurants are crafting exciting and unique versions that use fresh beef, premium ingredients, and more. The latest additions to the list include Big Kids pop-up Shiddy Bar & Burgs, vegan oasis Can’t Believe It’s Not Meat, and West Town’s all-day eatery, Three House.
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