Reco's for lunch and dinner options near Chicagoland Speedway?
I am working in and around Chicagoland Speedway in a couple weeks during race week...I've never been to Illinois before so I would love Chowish recommendations for both lunch and dinner options in the area! I tried searching but did not find any suggestions. Since I'm working, I can't travel too far so the idea of going into downtown Chicago is out. I'm pretty open on types of food- I usually veer toward hidden gems, mom& pop places that feature local cuisines/cooking styles, and not too expensive. Any must-visit places in this neighborhood at all? Am I doomed to soulless chain restaurants during my visit due to my location? (Though I've never been to Chicago area, I have flown through the airports before...so I have tried deep dish pizza and Garrett popcorn...love the popcorn, didn't like the pizza.)