The Baltimore Sun

Below Michigan Avenue

Billy Goat Tavern is a famous restaurant in Chicago's below-street level. It's not only famous for the origins of the famous Saturday Night Live skit in which a surly clerk barks "Cheeseburger, cheeseburger . . . No Coke, Pepsi" but is also known in Chicago lore as the place a losing-streak curse was put on the Chicago CubsAnne Chalfant, McClatchy-Tribune