Chicago is known for a few things: its proximity to Lake Michigan, the Magnificent Mile, The Willis (Sears) Tower and its world-famous cuisine. From Chicago style Vienna Beef hot dogs to deep dish pizza, food is a way of life here.
If you’re looking for some can’t-miss Best Local eats in Chicago, look no further than Epicurious’ list of the best Chicago Restaurants. They have their bases covered with four specific lists; High End, Hot Spots, Budget, and Local Favorites.
The lists were compiled and rated by Dennis Wheaton, Chicago Magazine’s Chief Dining Critic, and Raphael Kadushin, a freelance food and travel writer. If you’re dying for more advice from Chicago Foodies, check out the Official Chicago Restaurants List created by the State of Illinois.