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20 Cheap Eats We Love in Lincoln Park

Chicago The Serious Eats Chicago Team 4 comments

What we love about the best cheap eats in Lincoln Park is that there is an appealing mix of old school joints and new concepts hungry to win over the crowds. More

11 Dishes We Love with Nutella in Chicago

Chicago The Serious Eats Chicago Team 6 comments

What is it about Nutella that spurs such excitement? Perhaps its power lays with the fact that it goes so well with so many different kinds of dishes, a fact we found out clearly exposed as we hunted for examples. More

Standing Room Only: Lito's Empanadas

Standing Room Only Nick Kindelsperger 6 comments

Founded in 2007 by Carlos Escalante, Lito's sells empanadas and only empanadas in a very tiny storefront in Lincoln Park (though a second location is preparing open soon in Little Italy). Sure, there are a few stools next to a counter by the window, but the employee looked at me like I was crazy when I said I would be eating in. More

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