A Comprehensive List of the Best Foods in Chicago, According to a New Ranking

Got foodie goals this year? A new report details the best-of-the-best in Chicago in 2018.

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Birrieria Zaragoza
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17th Street BBQ
Best Ribs: "Mike and Amy Mills are creating world-champion barbecue at Marion’s 17th Street BBQ."
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Best Hot Dog: "Chicago’s Superdawg serves a perfect version of the famed Chicago-style dog."
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Birrieria Zaragoza
Best Taco: "At Chicago’s Birrieria Zaragoza, they’re slowly roasting goat according to a recipe that’s over 100 years old"
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The Chili Parlor
Best Chili: "Springfield’s The Chili Parlor has been making bowls of chili to order since 1945."
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Best Burger: "The beauty of the burger served at Au Cheval lies in its simplicity, and crowds line up for it on a daily basis."
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Best Italian Restaurant: "Tony Mantuano’s Spiaggia is a fine dining institution, and is completely unique."
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