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ChicagoFood & Drinks
Hugh Musick

Taste of Lake & Wells

A great introduction to the vast, diverse, and delicious world of food in Chicago. Join Hugh Musick as he meanders down Chicago’s broad Wells Street, stopping a minute here and there to sample some of the world’s best cuisines right here in the Loop.

  • 1.

    Ba-Le Vietnamese Sandwich Co

    Ba-Le Vietnamese Sandwich Co

    Ba-Le, a Chicago institution at this point, was founded in 1982 in the heart of Chicago’s Vietnamese community. In the last five years the restaurant has expanded massively, but their sandwiches have not lost a morsel of deliciousness from the original location.

  • 2.

    Pierogi Heaven

    Pierogi Heaven

    Chicago’s sizeable Polish population means that Polish cuisine is some of its most authentic and well-explored food scenes in the city. Come to Pierogi Heaven for comforting and delicious Polish food.

  • 3.

    Crepe Bistro

    Crepe Bistro

    Crepes, thin French pancakes stuffed with meat, cheese, or dessert-filling, have long been popular world-wide. Crepe Bistro makes classic hot French crepes quickly making this spot a winter-time favorite for many in the Loop.

  • 4.

    Daley Plaza

    Daley Plaza

    Get out of your office, take your meal to Daley Plaza, and grab a seat with a view of the Picasso sculpture!

  • 5.

    Naansense

    Naansense

    Setting out to do with Indian food what Chipotle did for Americana Mexican fare, Naansense makes naan sandwiches and samosas to order.

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