Portillo’s

Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner, left, appears with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (CBS)

Christie Funnels $2.5 Million Into Rauner Campaign For Governor

At a campaign stop at Portillo’s restaurant, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ordered a jumbo chili cheese dog and a large vanilla shake.

07/25/2014

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McDonald’s Burgers Not A Fan Favorite In Consumer Reports Survey

A new customer satisfaction survey is likely leaving a bad taste among executives at Oak Brook-based McDonald’s this morning.

07/03/2014

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Two Charged With Robbing Merrillville Portillo’s

Marcus Ervin, 42, and William Ward-Bey, 61, each faced armed robbery, robbery resulting in bodily injury and criminal confinement charges.

12/18/2013

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Robbers Duct-Tape, Handcuff Workers In Failed Heist

The two suspected would-be robbers fled the Portillo’s in Merrillville, but were eventually caught near the restaurant.

12/17/2013

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Merrillville Cops: Robbers Pose As Cleaning Crew, Tie Up Employees

Charges are expected against two men – after three employees at a Merrillville Portillo’s were tied up and the restaurant safe was robbed of $3500.

12/16/2013

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Best Chocolate Cake In Chicago

Celebrate National Chocolate Cake Day on January 27 with the cakes from these five local bakeries.

01/23/2013

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Hot Doug’s, Portillos Make Urbanspoon’s Top 100 Cheap Eats List

Two Chicago restaurants have cracked the list of Top 100 “cheap eats” in the country.

10/02/2012

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St. Charles Portillo’s Blamed For At Least 10 Salmonella Cases

Kane County health authorities are trying to determine what has caused an outbreak of salmonella.

WBBM Newsradio–05/10/2011

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Best Places To Get Game Day Food

Whether you’re ordering in or going out, we’ve rounded up some of the best wings, pizza, BBQ, hot dogs and more for your game day needs. Score major points with your guests and friends with these selections.

01/19/2011