Chicago Eats: Pizza, Hot Dogs, and Italian Beef


As always, for me travel plans mean eating plans. Being my third trip to Chicago, I know I want those special items not available elsewhere.


Portillos Dessert and Beer menu Noming on an Italian Beef Sando












Portillos is the go to place for Chicago Hot Dogs and Italian Beef Sandwiches. I have to remember to go hungry, After eating here, I can’t eat the rest of the day.


Giordano's Thin Crust Pizza


Preparing for pizza is mandatory as well. The guys at the train station (last time we arrived in Chicago by train) sent us to Giordano’s and we didn’t regret it one bit.


I’ve been gathering other ideas, but BlogHer usually feeds us so well that I don’t get out much during the conference. But who knows, maybe I’ll have some more finds.

Author: Tricia

Craft addict, flickr lover, Librarian and Legend in her own room.

  • sazzy

    This makes me wish i ate meat! Have fun and keep us updated on the food. Oh and blogher too.

  • sazzy

    Great night shot of chicago btw.

  • sazzy

    Sooooooo…..the hot dog thing got to me. I had to buy vegan hot dogs tonight. Not quite the same but i am pretending i am in chicago ; )

    • cheekyattitude

      You are hilarious – I hear those vegan hot dogs aren’t bad.
      And I quite like soy-chorizo. You should try it.

      Pizza tonight!