Of all of the types of food that Chicago is famous for, Italian beef may be the best. Here are four must visits if you want to eat like a true Chicagoan!
local - intimate - family-run
People wait for 30 minutes for their handmade Italian ice and the famous combo sandwich (Italian sausage, Italian beef and hot giardiniera)!
local - Italian - outdoor seating
A local mainstay of the city located right off of the popping, restaurant-filled Taylor Street. Try the traditional beef sandwich and you will not be disappointed!
local - classic - fast food
Lots of options spanning from pasta to Italian beef makes this beloved restaurant THE fast food spot in Chicago.
local - classic - unique
Located two blocks from the home of the Chicago White Sox, it has established itself as a local staple among South Siders. Pro tip: try the breaded steak sandwich!