Our City Guides is from the point of view of the people we interview. A restaurant cannot be listed in our guides unless it is recommended by one of the tastemakers we’ve featured. We don’t want you to see the restaurant world through our eyes, but rather through the eyes of your favorite tastemakers in every industry. Why us? Why not them?
The original creators of the Chicago-style stuffed pizza, this pizzeria has received wide acclaim from critics for its recipe. Their pizza dough takes several days to prepare, and results in a soft flaky crust that pairs perfectly with their herb-filled, homemade tomato sauce. The pizzas come traditionally with only cheese inside, but a plethora of [...]
This family-run pizzeria has been serving up homemade pizzas for over forty years. Every pizza is made from scratch with hand-selected ingredients and a secret family recipe, which produces a buttery, flakey crust. Their mozzarella is from the same small dairy that’s been supplying their cheese since the pizzeria opened. “I’m not a deep-dish girl, [...]
This historical street market features an eclectic mix of food and merchandise. Offering some of the best street food in Chicago, there are tents serving mouthwatering tacos, churros, snow cones, as well as a diverse amount of produce items. More often than not, blues music will waft through the crowd, creating a fun, lively atmosphere. [...]