# Illinois food
Eating Chicago's best burger at Au Cheval
Chicago's Au Cheval is famous for having the best burger in the country. We stopped by to see if that was still true. It is.
Trying the Al Pastor taco at La Chaparrita Taqueria
This spot was recommended to us by our followers and we loved it! Its in the little village and the al pastor is one of the best we've ever had!
My Favorite Italian Bakery in Illinois
I absolutely love sweets. I love Italian pastries even more. I am going to let you all in on my favorite Italian bakery in Illinois. The name of this bakery is Italian Bakery in Addison.
Our favorite deep dish Pizza in Chicago is at Art of Pizza
Art of Pizza has long been one of our favorite pizza spots in Chicago. This is our go-to spot when friends and family want Chicago-style pizza. They have a location in Lakeview and a location down on State street. Check it out if you are hungry! But you can also grab their pizza by the slice!
Our five favorite Chicago food icons of 2021
Chicago is home to some of the most iconic dishes in the United States, and for that, we are fortunate to call the windy city home. Everyone has their go-to spot for their hot dogs and Italian beef, whether it is in the heart of the city or on the outskirts of town. Last year we spent a lot of time trying these classic spots, and we came up with a list of our five favorite Chicagoland Food icons that we visited in 2021.
Finally trying Jimmy's Red Hots in Chicago
Everyone told us we had to head over to Jimmy's for one of the best hot dogs in the city! We finally made it and we don't know what took us so long! The hotdog was perfectly cooked and the polish had the perfect amount of spice. Not to mention their fries were hot and piled high! This is one of our new favorite hot dog spots!
Our top 3 Ice Cream shops in Chicago in 2021
We love ice cream and although its still winter we are already thinking ahead to warm summer days here in Chicago. Last summer we visited several ice cream places and made a list of our top three favorites. Margies Candies, Black Dog Gelato, and Mario's Lemonade all knocked it out of the park. Let us know your favorites that we have to visit in summer 2022!
Our 5 favorite BBQ spots in Chicago in 2021
While you may not find perfect Texas-style Brisket or Carolina-style whole hog BBQ…across the board, Chicago BBQ spots do their meats as well as cities like Memphis, Kansas City, or Austin.
Our five favorite chicken sandwiches in Chicago in 2021
Chicken sandwich wars aren’t just happening at fast-food restaurants. Believe it or not, there are better handmade chicken sandwiches in Chicago than at Popeyes or Chik-fil-a.
Our top 3 chicken sandwiches in Chicago in 2021
In this video we talk about our top three favorite fried chicken sandwiches in Chicago in 2021. Our favorite spots include Crisp, Roost, and The Budlong Hot Chicken. We know there are many more delicious chicken sandwiches across Chicago so let us know your favorites in the comments!
Our five favorite donuts in Chicago in 2021
Donuts are one of the most delicious creations on the planet. Name another food that is basically a dessert but is acceptable to eat first thing in the morning?. Also, is it a donut or a doughnut? The spelling seems to depend on which shop you are visiting. Either way, you spell it, donuts are quite literally a reason to get up in the morning!
Our five favorite sandwiches in Chicago in 2021!
Chicago knows a thing or two about assembling meats, cheeses, and toppings between two slices of bread. In a city known for iconic food, perhaps it does not get enough credit for being one of the best sandwich cities in the entire world. Chicago boasts world-class delis with a mix of restaurants that serve up their iconic sandwich.
The top 3 sandwich shops in Chicago in 2021
Here is our list of the top 3 Chicago sandwich shops of 2021. We ate a lot of sandwiches across the city last year, and we're looking forward to eating more in 2022. Here are our top 3 spots. J.P. Graziano - West Loop. Ricobene's - Bridgeport. J.T.'s Genuine Sandwich Shop- Irving Park. Let us know in the comments below which sandwiches to try in 2022!
Visiting the Nutella Café for a sweet treat
Chicago is home to the first-ever Nutella Cafe and we figured it was about time we checked it out! We stopped in for a sweet treat and had a delicious Nutella crepe with Nutella whipped cream. It was a major sugar bomb and we loved every bit of it. We know we will be back to try everything else on the menu! Location: 189 Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60601