The Smoke Daddy
In the barbecue genre, smoked proteins are, and always will be, the big hog on the menu. In many cases, they are dominant to a fault. Other menu items become a distant afterthought, to the point where a side dish may consist of a single, sad slice of discount white bread. Thankfully, some of the best local ‘cue joints are wise to the importance of backing up the headliners with stellar supporting dishes, and adding a gourmet flair to the far corners of the menu. Here are some of the standouts.
Don’t just make any excuse to leave the house on June 4th and 5th, make a great excuse and visit Do-Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale for great music, food and trinkets.
We’ve followed the smell of hickory throughout the streets to find some of the best smokehouses in Chicago.
Sweet potato fries are the perfect combination of sweet and salty. A healthier alternative to its french fry cousin, the sweet potato fry can be cooked with everything from brown sugar to paprika. Here are some of our picks for the best sweet potato fries in Chicago.
Some fantastic chefs have taken styles from around the country to provide Chicagoans with the whole spectrum of barbecue flavor.