Word of Mouth: Katie Hammel's Best of Chicago

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Travel blog BootsnAll's Katie Hammel's best eats and drinks in Chicago
Word of Mouth: Katie Hammel's Best of Chicago

Katie Hammel writes BootsnAll’s Chicago travel guide, the guide to cheap flights, where to stay, and best food and drink in Chicago. Here are her picks for where to eat and drink in the Windy City. 

Brunch: Angelina Ristorante

Fancy: Alinea

Best Value: Bonsoiree

Bar Scene/Drinks: Violet Hour

Business Lunch: State and Lake

Burger: DMK Burger Bar

Pizza: Great Lake

Sandwich: Hannah's Bretzel

Food Truck: Gaztro Wagon

Hidden Gem: Home Bistro

Mexican/Latin American: Café 28

Japanese: Toro Sushi

Spanish/Tapas: Café BaBaReeba

Thai/Southeast Asian: Tac Quick

Wine List: Bin 36

Chinese: Sun Wah

Seafood: Fish Bar

Steak: Tango Sur

Italian: Terragusto

Barbecue: Smoque

Desserts: Hot Chocolate

Indian: Radhuni Indian Kitchen

Vegetarian: Chicago Diner

Wild Card: Longman and Eagle