Sometimes it seems like the same group of restaurants get all the love. Well, that ends today. If you delve a little deeper into the food scene in Chicago, you’re bound to unearth plenty of hidden hot spots.
This cafeteria-style restaurant offers myriad options spread between seven stations, including 12-inch wood-fired pizza with wild mushrooms, plus a rotating selection of entrees each week. -- Redeye Chicago via Foursquare
Tortillas, cilantro, minced onions, limes, pico de gallo, and the best carnitas in the city. You can order the deep-fried beef brain tacos, which taste like a savory eggy custard in a fried crust. -- Serious Eats via Foursquare
This place has been around since my dad was in high school. Always a great deal and great food. I've seen numerous Chicago cops eat here, so that definitely adds to this hot dog stands' credibility. -- Brendan Kenny via Foursquare