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Chicago's 10 Oldest Restaurants Thrive by Staying (Mostly) the Same

Simple food, decent prices and stellar neon signs — that's what these eateries seem to have in common.

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Chicago's native foods, from familiar fare to obscure originals

A list of meaty, messy and often obscure city originals that's meant to get you out of your comfort zone.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

The Best dive bars in Chicago!

The best dive bars in Chicago offer low-key nights, greasy snacks, and cheap beer and cocktails. Here are our favorites.

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Where to find Happy Hour specials in Chicago

Last week Governor Rauner signed a bill letting Illinois indulge in happy hour drink specials starting tonight. Here's a list of where you can find...

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Hungry? This Map Shows Best Ethnic Eats By Neighborhood in Chicago

Check out the historical ethnicity and Yelp-preferred restaurant of each 'hood.

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The Best Taco Bell Ever? Yelpers Say Chicago Location 'Out of a Fantasy'

The Taco Bell at 2575 N. Clybourn Ave. has 4.5 stars on Yelp from more than 200 reviews.

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7 Chicago restaurants serving new brunch options

The long summer days are here and you’ll want to start them off right. Whether you need to fuel up before hitting the bike trails or beach or just want to kick off your day drinking before heading to a neighborhood fest, make your first stop one

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24 new dishes to eat at Taste of Chicago 2015, ranked from worst to best

This year's Taste of Chicago is serving new dishes, including avocado toast, paletas and Cuban pork tamales

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A Look Inside Humboldt Park's New Boathouse Cafe

The longtime dream of one Humboldt Park native has opened in the neighborhood's historic boathouse.

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Unexpected spots for waterfront dining in Chicago

Admire views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago River over dinner and drinks at these Chicago restaurants for waterfront dining

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Inside Chicago's Cheese World: The Great American Cheese Collection

Nestled in the Back of the Yards, there’s a little-known cheese sanctuary known as the Great American Cheese Collection.

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What to Eat at Chicago's U.S. Cellular Field, 2015 Edition

Just when fans thought there weren't enough foods served in a souvenir helmet, the Sox offer up a rib dinner.

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Chicago Foods You Need To Eat This Winter

You've got two options when it comes to Chicago winter this year: 1) lower your body temperature/metabolic rate, slow your heart…

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The 100 best dishes and drinks in Chicago 2014

From breakfast to booze, these are the best dishes and drinks we had in 2014 at Chicago restaurants and bars.

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Naughty Or Nice, You'll Still Have to Wait At The Walnut Room

Welcome back to The Gatekeepers, a feature in which we roam the city meeting the fine ladies and gentlemen that stand between you and some of your favorite impossible-to-get tables.

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The Most Comprehensive Map of Where To Get a Cup of Coffee in Chicago

From every Starbucks to your neighborhood shop, we show you where you can get a cup anywhere in Chicago.

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14 breweries to fill up a beer growler in Chicago

Skip the six-pack and fill up a growler with local beer at these area breweries. Then, take it to a party or BYOB restaurant.

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5 New Chicago Breweries You Need To Try Right Now!

Chicago is in the midst of a beer renaissance -- a beerenaissance, if you will (Editor's Note: You will.) -- here's how to be a…

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Meet the Restaurant That's Replacing Hot Doug's

Expect Frank Meats Patty to open on California and Roscoe as soon as December 1.

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In the Hot Doug's Line, Thursday's Menu Includes 30 Pounds of Brisket

The owners of Rub's Backcountry Barbecue are smoking two 15-pound briskets as they wait in line.

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The 25 essential Chicago dishes: pizza, burgers and more

From a cult-favorite cheeseburger to an addictive fried chicken dish, these are the 25 new classic dishes in Chicago

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Chicago's 15 Most Anticipated Fall Restaurant Openings

It's hard to believe, but summer's coming to an end soon and fall is right around the corner. There are some high profile restaurants set to debut in the...

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Chicago 4 a.m. Bar Guide: Full List, Map of Chicago's Late-Night Spots

Here's a list of dozens of bars across the city that serve up drinks after the last call at most others.

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The 10 Best Food Trucks In Chicago

Here is a significant expansion upon last year's best food trucks list that gives an idea of the state of food truck culture in Chicago.

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Overrated and underrated restaurants, trends and chefs in Chicago

For every overrated, overexposed restaurant, food trend and chef, there's a hidden, unsung gem that's worthy of a second look

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Chicago: Tiki City?

Hala Kahiki in River Grove has been open since 1963 and is a mecca for devotees of tiki culture.

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Eater Chicago's Iconic Greasy Spoons Map

We're kicking Greasy Spoons Week off with our map of Chicago's Iconic Greasy Spoons. From joints dating back to the 18th century to the newest hotspots, these places fuel...

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The Eater Chicago Coffee Heatmap: Where to Find the Perfect Cup of Coffee Right Now

Waking up in the morning can be a tough task and if you're the type who needs a jolt to start the day, check out the Eater Chicago Coffee...

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Best Chicago Bars For Dogs

Five bars that don't just allow dogs -- they encourage them.

Miscellaneous | Chicago Events

Chicago Hot Dog Fest Extends to Two Days After Running Out of Dogs in 2013

The popular event, now in its second year, had attendees lining up before opening last year.

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The 15 most hipster bars in Chicago, ranked

For when you wanna go where everybody knows... the names of bands nobody knows.

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What to Eat at the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival

If you've already made plans to head out to Union Park this weekend for the ninth installment of the Pitchfork Music Festival, perhaps you're curious about what food options will...

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The 12 Best Ice Cream And Frozen Treats In Chicago

It is no secret we love a delicious frozen sweet treats here at Chicagoist. This year we share some more of our favorite spots around the city to visit when you want something sweet and cold to cool you down.

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The Great Chicago Italian Beef Hunt

The final phase of my transformation into a full-fledged Chicagoan involves appreciating the Italian beef sandwich. Until now, I have neglected to give it my full appreciation.

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Where to Get the Best Fried Chicken in Chicago

A finger-lickin’ taste test of eight city spots reveals a lot of great options—and one place that’s truly sensational.

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The 9 best restaurant openings in the first half of 2014

From a bar serving killer Cajun to an amazing bowl of ramen, it's been a delicious start to the year.

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8 Places For Meaty Cocktails in Chicago

When Spanish jamón ibérico first arrived stateside almost six years ago, Adam Seger, then creating cocktails at Nacional 27, embarked on a culinary experiment. Before then, meat from Spanish...