Livin’ La Vida Local: Celebrate National B.L.T. Month

Enjoy the Beloved Sandwich at Best Local Spots in Chicago and the Suburbs

Courtesy of Contingencies Blog

Courtesy of Contingencies Blog

Who doesn’t love a great B.L.T.? A lot of people do, and that’s why there’s a whole month dedicated to this delicious bacon, lettuce and tomato concoction. Visit these Best Local spots near our corporate apartment locations in Chicago and the suburbs to sink your teeth into a tasty B.L.T.

Courtesy of Katie's Kitchen

Courtesy of Katie’s Kitchen

The suburbs have plenty of great sandwich options. Try Katie’s Kitchen (623 N. Wolf Rd.) in Des Plaines, a classic diner boasting a B.L.T. with very thick bacon. You’ll enjoy this staple menu item in a true suburban Best Local setting—Yelpers love the great service, cozy ambiance and well-cooked, fresh meals. It’s just a 6-minute drive from River 595 Apartments in Des Plaines.

Courtesy of NAHA

Courtesy of NAHA

A B.L.T. isn’t just diner fare. At Michelin-starred NAHA (500 N. Clark St.), you can get a fancier take on this classic dish in a loungey setting. This Mediterranean-influenced B.L.T. is made with lacquered, slow-roasted bacon, watercress and cured tomatoes, and chick pea fried potatoes. This Best Local spot in River North is only a 10-minute walk from Kingsbury Plaza!

Courtesy of Frankie's Deli

Courtesy of Frankie’s Deli

The family-owned Frankie’s Deli (4 Convenience Center) in Yorktown Center in Lombard is a long-time Best Local favorite with an array of Italian sandwiches and subs. The B.L.T. with mayo is just one of many—try the roasted pork, capicola, pastrami and more on some of the freshest bread around. This hidden gem of the suburbs is just a 10-minute drive from City View at the Highlands in Lombard.