Chicago Foodie Guide

Chicago is in a league of its own when it comes to signature dishes. In fact, rarely a city has even one iconic dish. Chicago has FOUR; deep dish pizza, Chicago-style hot dog, popcorn and the Italian beef sandwich. So whether you’re a culinary enthusiast or a foodie newbie, look no further than GoWeeWee's Chicago foodie guide, food you absolutely have to try during your next trip to the Windy City.

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Editor's Choice

Miko's Italian Ice

Brown Sugar Bakery

Smoke Daddy BBQ

Kuma's Corner West Loop

  • American restaurant
  • Price: $$
  • Favorite: The Famous Kuma Burger (BLT, beef, cheddar, egg).
  • Kuma's on GMaps

Al's #1 Italian Beef

  • Sandwich shop
  • Price: $
  • Favorite: Italian beef sandwich.
  • Al's on GMaps


Fat Johnnie's

  • Hot Dog restaurant
  • Price: $
  • Favorite: Super Dog. Nachos. Mighty Dog (Hot Dog and Tamale with cheese & chili).
  • Fat Johnnie's on GMaps


  • Filipino restaurant
  • Price: $
  • Favorite: Breakfast Sandwich with Longanisa.
  • Kasama on GMaps
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Special thanks to the Chicago Foodie Guide contributors:

  • Sarah Levy. GoWeeWee Ambassador Chicago.