Not all good sandwiches need to use inventive combinations and complicated ingredients. All a good sandwich needs is excellent ingredients that meld together well, and sometimes simplicity is the best way to show that.
According to two childhood friends who own the aquaponic farm Greens & Gills, flavorful, local greens are transforming the way Chicago looks at produce.
This is not a regular sandwich. It obviously doesn't look like one from the photo, but this is Meli Cafe's version of a breakfast sandwich.
A really good po' boy can be tough to find in Chicago, but I found a great Shrimp Po'Boy ($9.50) at DeLux Bar & Grill recently.
It's a very simple sandwich, but that's always been Big Star's strength—nothing too complicated. Just good ingredients and dynamic flavors.
If you're not in the mood for a filet, the tenderloin steak sandwich is worth checking out.
This post title is clearly misleading, right? An apple pie sandwich? Yep, you read it right, except it's nothing like you think—it's a type of grilled cheese.
Co-Op Sauce is stealing the throne from the Frank's and Chulula's of the world, and they're doing it with just one blender.
When you're headed to a restaurant that boasts everything will be under 600 calories, it's easy to get wary about what you're getting into.
If you love this French sandwich, Birchwood is a place worthy of creating it.
We have pretty high standards for fried chicken in this city these days, but that doesn't mean the average bar can't take on the challenge.
Bar food can be hit or miss, but I was pleasantly surprised by the tenderness of the NY Strip Steak Sandwich at Old Town Pour House.
Fried eggs have been the star of breakfast sandwiches forever and 25 Degrees is finally bringing the concept to dinner.
Feast is one of those restaurants you can usually count on. It may not be in your best bites of the year list, but you'll leave satisfied and definitely full.
This Cuban oasis on Armitage is all about authentic, flavorful food, including the Bistec Sandwich.
There's no shortage of good Italian sandwiches in Chicago—but please go get one immediately from Chop Shop.
I loved the idea of this sandwich. A buffalo chicken french dip? Why didn't I come up with that?
Roast beef isn't usually my first choice for a sandwich, but after having the Sassy Roast Beef ($8.75) at Nohea Cafe, it makes me seriously wonder why.
There aren't many restaurants that can boast a great Monday lunch crowd, but with simple Italian favorites and a lively atmosphere, I can see why Club Lago has always been a neighborhood favorite.
When you proclaim to be a play on a Jewish deli (the deli part of the name has since been removed), everyone expects great sandwiches. Which is exactly what I got with the Classic Reuben at Dillman's.
When the Warm Pot Roast Sandwich at Beatrix ($13.95) shows up in front of me, I'm transfixed by the white cheddar bun. Oh that beautiful bun.
The way I feel about the Kale Sandwich at Range ($10.50) is the way I thought about the new restaurant in general.
This Wisconsin Grilled Cheese from the Kerryman makes you remember why the marriage between grilled cheese and tomato soup is a comfort food staple everywhere.
It's hard not to smile when you grab your shrimp po' boy at Big and Little's. Seven or eight crispy fried shrimp sit on top of a bed of lettuce and tomatoes, and you can tell they're cooked well.
When there are so many bad breakfast sandwiches in this world, you can restore your faith in them at Fabcakes.
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