Food on a stick is extraordinarily versatile—you have skewers, kababs, satay, Japanese grilled food, and lots more. And the best part about food on a stick? It's just plain fun!
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No matter if you're more excited to see Mumford & Sons or a reunited Nine Inch Nails, this year's Lollapalooza in Chicago's Grant Park also continues the fine tradition of bringing food vendors worth your attention. Here are the ten places I'm most looking forward to trying.
River North, the neighborhood just north of the Chicago River, has no shortage of exceptional restaurants. But eating cheaply here is a totally different prospect, one that requires planning and some serious detective skills.
Welcome to National Sandwich Month at Serious Eats Chicago! For the next four weeks, we'll be taking an in-depth look at the best bites between two slices of bread. First up are the best looking sandwiches we've eaten so far in 2012.
I went to Lollapalooza to eat. Sure, I caught a few sets along the way, but a decent number of the food options at the massive Chicago festival are distinguished by the simple fact that they are surprisingly, consistently good. Here are some of my favorites.
Once left exclusively to the DQ's of the world, the soft-serve machine is now showing up in some very unexpected places. But this isn't your plain old vanilla cone. No, each place has adapted the dessert to its own vision, pairing it with ingredients traditional to cuisines of Thailand, Mexico, and Italy.
If you're like us and find it impossible to stop drooling over the grilled cheese sandwich available at Grahamwich, perhaps G.E.B. can break your concentration for a little bit.
The best part about grilled cheese is that simplicity is part of the deal. This sandwich is as good now as it was when we were eight years old. But even we were surprised by how many great grilled cheese sandwiches there are out there. This list is by no means complete, but here are 21 grilled sandwiches we are currently infatuated with in Chicago
As someone who grew up in a family who places fresh cheese curds maybe half a notch below Martin Luther on the "All That is Holy" scale, it is impossible for me to resist their squeaky siren song whenever I see them on a menu. So I was all in with the Grilled Cheese Sandwich ($7) at Grahamwich, especially since it featured hunks of the chewy curds.