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South Side Eats: 12 Essential Dishes Below 35th Street in Chicago

Chicago Nick Kindelsperger 3 comments

Some of the most quintessential Chicago eats are below 35th street: The best rib tips and hot links in the city; my absolute favorite old-school burger; birria better than any other I've ever sampled. Get the picture? More

The Best Rib Tip and Hot Link Combo in Chicago

Nick Kindelsperger 6 comments

In most parts of the country, rib tips are the unwanted bits from a properly trimmed spare rib. Fatty and absolutely riddled with bits of cartilage, they are hard to eat and about as delicate as a sledgehammer. But in Chicago they are the foundation of one of our city's most delicious culinary creations: the rib tip and hot link combo. Here's our look at the best in the city. More

Chicago Barbecue: Rib Tips from Lem's Bar-B-Q and Honey 1

When Pigs Fly James Boo 7 comments

If you're in the Windy City and in the barbecue mood, this is something to order by the bucket (and isn't that always fun?). Rib tips. They're one of the top sellers at Lem's Bar-B-Q and it's not difficult to understand why. Each tip points to a deep blend of flavors, merging the powerful tastes of charcoal and hickory smoke with the simple sweetness of pork. Lem's tangy, spicy barbecue sauce adds a molasses-colored kick before the tips find their way into a freshly popped paper bag. More

Standing Room Only: Lem's Bar-B-Q

Standing Room Only Nick Kindelsperger 3 comments

Note: Every week Nick Kindelsperger visits Chicago's best seatless eateries in Standing Room Only. Have at it, Nick! [Photographs: Nick Kindelsperger] Lem's Bar-B-Q 311 E. 75th Street, Chicago IL 60619 (map); 773-994-2428 The Short Order: Juicy ribs loaded with smoke.... More

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