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Publican Quality Meats

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Our Tip Everything at Paul Kahan's butcher shop is worth trying, from the incredible house-cured meats to the crusty bread.
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We Eat All the Sandwiches at Publican Quality Meats

We Eat All the Sandwiches at Publican Quality Meats

Publican Quality Meats has top quality meats and freshly made bread. It didn't take long for us to realize that if you combine the two you have the potential for some truly stunning sandwiches. Or, at the very least, that was the hypothesis. There was only one way to find out: we had to eat all of the sandwiches on the menu.

A Whirlwind Eating Tour of Chicago: 9 Restaurants and 16 Dishes

A Whirlwind Eating Tour of Chicago: 9 Restaurants and 16 Dishes

Chicago lived up to the food hype I'd heard so much about. There wasn't a dud bite over the 5-day stretch, from the stunning hibiscus-lemongrass agua fresca at XOCO, to the harissa and prune pork pate at Publican Quality Meats, to the dreamy pies I ate (for breakfast!) at Bang Bang Pie Shop and Hoosier Mama Pie Company.

24 Turkey Sandwiches We Love in Chicago

24 Turkey Sandwiches We Love in Chicago

The turkey sandwich is one of the most ubiquitous menu items out there. At its worst, the sandwich is little more than a banal choice for those looking for the unoffensive. But some places like to twist the turkey sandwich, using better ingredients or techniques, to really highlight the best of what the bird can do.

Top 15 Most Popular Chicago Sandwiches of 2013

Top 15 Most Popular Chicago Sandwiches of 2013

If there is one thing you can count on us to do, it's eat sandwiches. As was the case in 2012, we ate more sandwiches than any casual observer would think possible. Yet, once again, the more we ate, the more new places popped up to keep us busy. If you have the time, check out our massive archives, but for the rest of you, take a look at the most popular sandwiches of 2013.

The Best Dry-Aged Steaks in Chicago

The Best Dry-Aged Steaks in Chicago

I had a hunch that the many of Chicago's best steaks weren't in steakhouses. So I took a more circuitous route, one that still allowed for a few traditional heavy hitters, but left just as many behind. Here are the results.