Feedback Friday: Ed Debevic’s

If you’re looking for a family-friendly restaurant in Chicago, try Ed Debevic’s, a 60’s themed diner on N. Wells St. This place is guaranteed to give you a dining experience you’ll never forget.

According to the restaurant website, Ed Debevic’s has been Chicago’s only retro-themed restaurant since 1984, setting it apart from the rest of the city’s dining options.

Walk into the diner and you’ll feel as if you’ve just set foot in the movie Grease. Jukeboxes blare oldies hits while servers dressed in 60’s outfits rush to their tables to take dinner orders. Take your pick of any of their delicious items on the menu, such as burgers, hot dogs, chili, fries, salads, ice cream and more. Continue reading

Feedback Friday: Portillo’s

When it comes to dining in a large city like Chicago, you might think of fancy five-star restaurants where you can’t even

Portillo's is known for their Italian beef sandwiches and hot dogs. Photo from unbreaded.com

Portillo’s is known for their Italian beef sandwiches and hot dogs.
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pronounce half of the items on the menu. Luckily Chicago has a little bit of everything when it comes to food, so if you’re looking for simple, yet good food, try Portillo’s.

Portillo’s is a casual restaurant located throughout the Chicago area known for their hot dogs and Italian beef sandwiches. They also feature a variety of other sandwiches, as well as burgers and salads to satisfy everyone. Continue reading

Feedback Friday: Harry Caray’s Restaurant

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Harry Caray is most known for being the announcer for the Chicago Cubs in the 1980’s.
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One of Chicago’s top dining destinations is Harry Caray’s, a restaurant dedicated to the legendary Chicago Cubs’ announcer. The late broadcaster was known for leading the crowd in “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the 7th inning stretch at Wrigley Field, and his popular phrase, “Holy cow!”

If you’re looking for some good food, Harry Caray’s is the place to go, and also has three different locations around the city. This famous Chicago hot-spot has been named “Best Italian Steakhouse” by the Chicago Tribune Dining Poll, according to the restaurant website. There is a lunch and a dinner menu, each containing a wide variety of options:

Feedback Friday: The Billy Goat Tavern

If you enjoyed reading about Wrigley Field and the Chicago Cubs’ supposed “Curse of the Billy Goat, there’s no better place

A real goat wandered into the Billy Goat Tavern when it first opened, giving the restaurant its name. Photo from doyouremember.com

A real goat wandered into the Billy Goat Tavern when it first opened, giving the restaurant its name.
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to eat a meal in the Windy City than the Billy Goat Tavern.

This famous burger joint is located just below Michigan Ave., according to midwestguest.com, and has several other locations in the Chicago area, including Navy Pier.

According to the restaurant’s website, the original Billy Goat Tavern was established in 1934 by Sam Sianas, otherwise known as “the guy who wanted to bring his goat into Wrigley Field.” Sinais earned his nickname of “Billy Goat” when a stray goat wandered into his restaurant one night; it eventually became the unofficial mascot of the tavern.

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