On a recent trip into the Chicago area, I had an appointment in Evanston one morning, so I spent the night in the downtown area.
Al's Beef - Chicago's Italian Beef Franchise You haven’t been to Chicago if you haven’t had an Italian Beef Sandwich. It’s almost as important as eating deep-dish pizza. Al’s Italian Beef is the best place to go.
Bat 17 of Evanston: Deli and pub offering breakfast, lunch and dinner and Evanston catering ?delicatessen sandwiches and complimentary coffee bar
Sea Salt Eatery (open first week of April) and Minnehaha falls