If you didn’t already know about it, you may have heard of Valois because of President Obama - it’s famous for being one of his favorite spots in Hyde Park. There’s even a sign letting you know what he likes to order. But what really makes this place unique is the fact that it’s an old-school cafeteria, complete with old-school cafeteria food (like meatloaf), plastic trays, and people who will yell at you if you move too slowly through the line. Breakfast - think eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, and pancakes - is our favorite thing to eat here. Just remember that it’s cash only.
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Stella Barra is a comfortable and familiar place in Lincoln Park good for a lot of occasions. You’re also going for pizza, which is never a bad idea.
Bar Siena is great for a fun gathering in the West Loop. Go heavy on the pizza and pastas. And drinks. You’re going to want those too.
Spinning J is an excellent bakery and soda fountain in Humboldt Park that has housemade sodas, fresh baked pies, and sandwiches.
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Manny’s Cafeteria & Delicatessen
Manny’s has been the classic Jewish deli in Chicago for 75 years, and it’s still serving great food.
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