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.
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 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
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