Chicago Food Trucks Vie for Longest Line 

Chicago Food Trucks are no substitute for a good restaurant in Chicago. But by all looks Today, eight Chicago Food Trucks converged at the Daley Plaza.  Lines of foodies, traversed the plaza at Chicago’s Daley Plaza, Friday night. 

Even though the Fat Shallot was out of all of its sandwiches, people congregated to order something. Earlier in the day, the Chicago Food Truck had served a menu of sandwiches. Pulled pork, BLT,  and grilled cheese were among the sold out items at the  TheFatShallot.

Vying for the longest lines,

Jerk Truck. Pork Truck showed the longest lines.  
A throng of foodies congregated around Pork Chops’ food truck at Chicago’s Daley Plaza

Vying for the longest lines,Jerk Truck. Pork Truck showed the longest lines.  

 Chicago food Truck Jerk doles out Jamaican inspired food.

 Chicago food truck Chicago Lunchbox serves Asian cuisine with influences from the Philippines, Thailand, and Korea.

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Chicago Bakery Awards Dessert Under Special Terms 

Sharp cheddar cheese, granny smith apples, crisp romaine lettuce, fresh roma tomatoes, and a Dinkel’s pretzel roll pile atop piece of breaded pork schnitzel (from Paulina Meat Market).Chicago pastry shop, Dinkel’s Bakery & Café celebrates 92-year anniversary, doling out dessert to certain customers. For the month of October, patrons who make a special purchase and say the right German pass code receive a complimentary slice of pumpkin pie.

What’s the deal: What’s the deal: Dinkel’s Bakery & Café, a family owned business honors it customers with a special offer for the month of October 2013. Qualifying for a free slice of pumpkin pie entails buying one of the bakeries sandwiches, made of its fresh baked bread and saying delicious, but in German.

Special sandwich In honor of Oktoberfest and the Dinkel’s German roots, the pork schnitzel sandwich, as seen in the photo, also qualifies for a free slice of pumpkin pie with the same pass code. ($7.95).

How to score the free dessert: Say Kostlich (pronounced  köst‧lich, for a free slice of pumpkin pie. 

Chicago Best Restaurants recommends: Before arriving at Dinkel’s, be sure to practice the pass code three times, in the voice of Colonel Wilhelm Klink of Hogan’s Hero’s.

Pumpkin pie by Dinkel’s Bakery & Café at 3329 N. Lincoln Avenue| Lakeview | Chicago, IL 60657

Where: 3329 N. Lincoln Avenue | Lakeview | Chicago, IL 60657

Then what: Come back and report your experience,  or simply tweet us your schnitzel selfie.



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Chicago Best Restaurant Guide Undergoes Reconstructive Digitization


Just as many of the streets in the city of Chicago are undergoing road work, Chicago Best Restaurant’s online dining guide is undergoing a reconstruction.

With so many new restaurants in Chicago, we’re finally making our site more mobile friendly to serve our followers and visitors better.

Please bear with us, as we add and remove listings.

Please be sure to tweet us your favorite restaurants or porn food.

We look forward to feeding you with dining deals, restaurant reviews and much more.


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Holly Bentz



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