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Looking for 1 or 2 not to miss places

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Will be in Chicago, Wednesday night through Saturday morning. Thanksgiving is already taken. Looking for 1 or 2 not to miss meals out in chicago which are low maintenance (no reservations, casual dress). I eat anything and everything btw. Thanks.

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  1. I just had a great meal at Frontera Grill on Saturday....while it's no reservation/casual dress, you will probably encounter a wait but I'd say it's worth it.

    Otherwise, anything specific you may want to try? If you're not from Chicago, getting a deep dish pizza may be something you should investigate.

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    1. re: chris

      Was thinking hot dogs, mexican and possibly pizza, but I am not partial to anything that is great.

      1. re: tpigeon

        Where are you staying--or do you have an area you'd like to stick close to?

        If you search pizza on the forum, you'll get more than a few strong opinions. I like Gino's East the best but think all the other big name contenders are strong.

        With hot dogs, someone else will have to cover that one, but I do know Hot Doug's is well liked.