| Sep 25, 2012
| 8:04 AM
BGR The Burger Joint is reviving its Presidential Burger Contest with burgers inspired by President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
The burgers, available in BGR locations nationwide beginning Sept. 25, are odes to the...
| Sep 12, 2008
| 4:22 PM
You may have missed the following comment from a new Robert under The Next Top 10 entry.I think it's a good topic, but I know my judgment is too off to be able to make a best list. (Embarrassing......
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Of all the regional foods out there, the one that's mystified me the most is the hot dog.
Yes, hot dogs have deep roots in Chicago. A version was served during the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition; they were popularized on countless street carts...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Happy National Hot Dog Month, from Mike Ditka and his friends at Al’s Beef.
The Italian beef chain has added the “Spicy, Jumbo Ditka Dog” -- a char-grilled, 1/3 pound Vienna Beef sausage -- to its menu in honor of National Hot Dog...
| Jul 6, 2014
Those tightfitting suits for men — they used to signal that the wearer hailed from Paris or London, or at least did his shopping there.
Now they're ubiquitous, as the apparel industry discovers that male America has a growing taste for dressing...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:11 AM
Fast-casual restaurant franchise, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, has broken ground at 8107 Vineland Ave. in Orlando on the first of more than 20 eateries planned for the area. The restaurant’s menu includes burgers, Vienna Beef hot...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 9:20 PM
Those tight-fitting suits for men — they used to signal the wearer hailed from Paris or London, or at least did his shopping there. Now they're ubiquitous as the apparel industry discovers that male America has a growing taste for dressing smart....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:04 PM
No, they aren't the original "Smokie Links" that Cubs fans have demanded back for decades, but there's no denying the need for a return of smoked sausages to the Friendly Confines.
On Friday, that return became official as the Cubs introduced "Wrigley...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Making the cut: Three Chicago restaurants make the top 64 cut in FiveThirtyEight’s search for America’s best burrito. They are: La Pasadita (top seed), L’Patron Tacos and Irazu.
Burke heads west: David Burke is expanding his...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:00 AM
From the other side of the counter, the kitchen at Hot Dog Heaven looks impossibly small. Food-truck small. Someone's grilling sausage. Another guy's slicing pastrami. Steamed poppy-seed rolls come out of one stainless steel compartment. Hot dogs from...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:22 PM
When I moved to Phoenix in January to be a visiting professor at Arizona State University, I expected to sample street tacos and green chilies and the wood-oven pizza from Pizzeria Bianco that everyone raves about.
Unexpectedly, I also found Chicago...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Hot dogs at the ballpark are nothing new. But in celebration of Wrigley Field's 100th birthday, some of the park's hot dogs this year will have a radically different look.
"We're calling them Decade Dogs," said Wrigley Field executive chef David Burns....