Response to 17 Times Chicago Was The Greatest Food City:
Portillo’s is such a tourist thing, in my opinion. Want a great Italian beef? Go to Al’s or Johnnie’s. Same thing with deep dish. I haven’t come across anyone that eats deep dish pizza unless visitors come into town. Piece Pizza and the Boiler Room are my go-to’s. I’d also add Kuma’s Corner for a burger to this list. Although, Au Cheval is AMAZING (for shorter wait, head to Small Cheval).