Chicago Dining

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Chicago, lovingly referred to as the "Windy City", is one of the largest cities in Illinois and features the best restaurants in the state. Whether you prefer pizza, Asian food or seafood, Chicago will surely please you.

The wildly popular pizzeria, Giordano's is undoubtedly a hot spot for locals and tourists, with many locations across the Chicago area. Here, you'll find artfully crafted, over-sized pizzas sure to satisfy your appetite. Cheese-stuffed pizzas are Giordano's specialty and the highest rated item among customers. They also offer thin crusted pizzas, salads, sandwiches, flat-bread and many appetizers. Giordano's is also known for their nationwide shipping, making it easy for anyone across the U.S. to enjoy a Giordano's pizza. Many of the Giordano's locations are in the heart of the city, making it ideal for visiting tourists due to the proximity to various hotels, like the Omni Hotel, Park Hyatt and the Allerton Hotel.

A second must-see restaurant in Chicago is Yusho. Yusho caters to the Asian food lovers, showcasing numerous Japenese-oriented seafood dishes, foie gras, beef tongue, steamed buns with pork shoulder and kimchi and more. Yusho also has unique dessert items including mochi, ginger or green tea tofu doughnuts and soft serve. The spacious, homelike layout of the restaurant undoubtedly makes all patrons feel at home while enjoying delicious meals. There are many hotels located within walking distance including the Milshire and the Fullerton hotel.

Another phenomenal restaurant in Chicago is Vera. Vera is the ideal restaurant for any foodie because of its diverse menu and modern decor. Vera provides an extensive list of many small plates, known as tapas, that perfectly pair with their broad wine menu. There is a large range of options for each separate dish to accompany specific wines, including many goat and sheep cheese plates, various meat dishes like bacon, steak and duck and many other snacks including marinated olives, spiced pecans, bread with olive oil and more. Vera is another wonderful restaurant that's close to many hotels, including The Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Hotel and the well-known Hotel Sax Chicago.

All of the fine dining establishments listed in this article are loved by locals and are also perfect for traveling visitors who want to experience all the best cuisine in Chicago. Chicago is noted for having some of the best restaurants in the country, so there's nothing that should stop you from planning your next culinary adventure.