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Visit the Berwyn joint for your chance to win free BBQ for a year Read more

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David Hammond

The deliciousness of the fried bologna sandwich started me thinking about the basis for bologna's bad name. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

The children at Oak Park's Day Nursery have been enjoying home-cooking for more than 100 years. Read more

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The Marion Street restaurant shares their approach to feeding Oak Park Read more

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July is National Picnic month and we have a recipe for outdoor eating success Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

Former meat-lover, Rich Klevgard, embraces vegetables and shifts to a vegan diet. Read more

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Tina Harle

Fangirl moments at Spilt Milk Pastry. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

Few folks longing for a savory indulgence would pop into a donut shop for lunch, but people in the know are craving Firecakes Donuts' fried chicken sandwiches. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

The casual shop's version of the fried shrimp po' boy does not disappoint. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

Since 1977, Starship Restaurant & Catering has fed Chicago's unending need for sandwiches. Read more

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Two thousand miles away, a revolution is brewing, and it started here in Oak Park. Read more

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Fresh, hot, wood-fired pizzas are on the menu at Bricks Wood-Fired Pizza in Oak Park. Read more

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Alexa Rogals

Oak Parkers, are you ready for some pizza? Well, there’s a new joint in town where the pizza is made fresh in wood-fired ovens, but that’s just a small part of what you’ll find at Bricks Wood-Fired Pizza Café, 128 N. Oak Park Ave. Read more

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David Hammond

There are an infinite number of possible paellas, and paella has become a local dish throughout the Spanish-speaking world and beyond, varying based on what's available locally. Read more

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David Hammond

Kawali, adobo, longaniza and lots of other good stuff. Read more

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David Hammond

In the unlikely event you've never eaten General Tso's Chicken, it's a platter of the breaded and deep-fried fowl, served in a pool of sweet brown gravy, usually with broccoli. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

Saint Patrick's Day is right around the corner and I am having my annual corned beef craving. I couldn't resist picking up a corned beef sandwich from Big Guys Sausage Stand this afternoon. Read more

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Buzz Café on Lombard Avenue in Oak Park has been a community mainstay for almost two decades. Read more

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Just had the enchiladas plate for lunch at Amerikas, 734 Lake St., and it was amazing. Gourmet-quality food for $11! You can't beat that. Read more

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Do you like lunch? So do we. Do you like eating for practically free? Ditto. Read more

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