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Visit MacArthur's for the Whole Soul Food Experience (Along with Some Good Fried Chicken)

Chicago Mike Gebert 5 comments

One of my favorite places to get fried chicken in Chicago is MacArthur's, the famous soul food restaurant on the West side. I go for the chicken, but also for the sides, the desserts, the line, and the experience. It's a place that's the de facto community center of its neighborhood. More

Beyond the Corned Beef at Moon's Sandwich Shop

Chicago Joe Roy 1 comment

Moon's corned beef is by now legendary- but how would some of the lesser known menu choices hold up? There's only one way to find out. More

Standing Room Only: In Search of the Gym Shoe, Chicago's Unsung Sandwich

Chicago Nick Kindelsperger 15 comments

Ladies and gentlemen, please allow me to introduce the Gym Shoe, a heretofore unrecognized player in the Chicago sandwich scene. Part Italian beef, part gyro, with slices of corned beef folded in just for the hell of it, it's a mess of a sandwich that can be mystifyingly delicious, if done properly. More

Standing Room Only: Felony Franks

Chicago Nick Kindelsperger 9 comments

The short history of Felony Franks has everything you'd ever want in a gripping news story: politics, race, class, and hot dogs (or is that just me?). It all started back in 2009 when Jim Andrews opened a stand on the West Side and advertised the fact that he was employing only ex-convicts. what's been completely missing from the discussion of Felony Franks has been any examination of the food. And after two visits, I realized why. More

A Sandwich a Day: Wood Grilled Chicken at JCT Kitchen & Bar in Atlanta

A Sandwich a Day Liz Clayton 1 comment

Their "Georgia bistro" take on the Wood Grilled Chicken Sandwich ($9) manages to be heavy-duty and refreshing both—there's nothing a little lemony arugula can't do to cut the deck smoky bacon deals you. More

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