7 Surprises from One Year of Lunch in the Loop

Lunch in the Loop

Reviews of restaurants in the Loop.

[Photographs: Dennis Lee]

So it's officially been one year since I started Lunch in the Loop for Serious Eats Chicago, and what a year it's been! Well, actually, I'm a week late, so it's technically a belated birthday. I forgot my own anniversary. A classic move from yours truly, the professional assclown.

As I was going through my old posts, I thought I'd revisit seven of the more unique and surprising places I've discovered. For those of you who've been back time and time again, thank you for sticking around. And don't worry—there's plenty more to come. I'm still hungry. Either that, or I have a tapeworm.

Check out the full list by clicking on the slideshow or by visiting them individually below.