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A Sandwich a Day: The Falafel Sandwich at Orga Tea Cafe & Grill

Albany Park and adjacent North Park make up an area that's well known in Chicago as ethnic melting pot of cultures. Billed as "one of the most diverse zip codes in the nation" (both share the 60625 code), these north-side communities are home to sizable Central American, Indian, Middle Eastern, European and East Asian populations, and boast a food scene that's equally as multi-cultural. While there's plenty of food options to choose from in the area, I recommend Orga Tea Cafe & Grill for a Falafel Sandwich ($3.75). More

Lunch in the Loop: Jaffa Bakery

Oh, Thanksgiving, why are you only once a year? What injustice is it that you're not once a month—nay, once a week? I raise my fists to the sky in desire of piles of turkey and cranberry sauce! I shake them at the heavens in deep, deep sorrow and internal rage! Luckily, there is hope. Jaffa is the only lunch place I know of in the Loop that carves a giant turkey right off the bone in front of you. More

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