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Somebody Feed Phil – Chicago Itinerary

Netflix: Season 3

Phil visits the classic Chicago eats including hot dogs, italian beef, and the not-to-be-missed deep dish pizza.


1. Al's Beef

169 W Ontario St

Chicago, IL 60654

(312) 943-3222

A Chicago institution that's famous for the italian beef sandwich that comes loaded with meat and dripping wet. The super casual eatery has a number of stores through the city.

Ordered: Italian beef

2. Jim’s Original

1250 S Union Ave

Chicago, IL 60607

(312) 733-7820

A Chicago classic no-frills stand specializing in the polish dog. Standing room only and opened 24 hours a day - great for a late night bite.

Ordered: Butterflied deep-fried polish dog with everything

Deep-fried pork chop on the bone sandwich

3. Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits

2051 N California Ave

Chicago, IL 60647

(773) 276-8888

Serving great pies and a variety of comfort foods with an outdoor patio to boot - managed by Phil's cousin.

Ordered: Grits with scratch biscuit and candied bacon

BLT on a biscuit

Assortment of pies – Peach with cornmeal crumble of malted milk chocolate with whipped cream, pistachio with blueberry compote, peanut butter custard with raspberry preserves and toasted peanuts

4. Pequod's Pizzeria

2207 N Clybourn Ave

Chicago, IL 60614

(773) 327-1512

Chicago's signature dish - the deep dish pizza. Cooked in a cast iron, rather than traditional pan, to get a crispy crust. The ultimate cheesy Chicago classic. Wonder how it stacks up against Lou Malnati's and Gino's East.

Ordered: Extra cheese, pepperoni, garlic pan pizza

Extra cheese, garlic, mushroom, onion pan pizza

5. Monteverde

1020 W Madison St

Chicago, IL 60607

(312) 888-3041

Italian restaurant from Michelin-star chef Sarah Grueneberg with elevated food in a casual atmosphere. Specializes in fresh handmade pasta.

Ordered: Tigelle bread, burrata, melon, prosciutto butter, prosciutto sandwich

Pork meatball, shank, sausage with pasta

6. Shawn Michelle's Homemade Ice Cream

46 E 47th St

Chicago, IL 60653

(773) 615-3238

Homemade ice cream shop in Bronzeville that brings back the traditional retro vibe.

Ordered: Chocolate bourbon java ice cream

Vanilla ice cream with peach cobbler

7. Virtue

1462 E 53rd St

Chicago, IL 60615

(773) 947-8831

Northern take on southern cuisine, with previous guests including President Obama.

Ordered: Cucumbers, avocado, grape tomatoes, vinaigrette salad

Salmon succotash and corn puree

Uncle Nearest Whisky

8. Cindy's Rooftop

12 S Michigan Ave

Chicago, IL 60603

(844) 312-2221

Great place for a drink, on top of the Chicago Athletic Association by Millennium Park for an amazing view. With a game room downstairs.

Ordered: Hot dog, Pretzel, Buffalo wings



1. Chicago Line Cruises - Architecture Boat Tour

(312) 527-2002

Take an incredible boat tour along the Chicago River to observe the architecture of the city or to simply wind down and relax

2. Millennium Park

201 E Randolph St

Chicago, IL 60602

(312) 742-1168

Famous park in the city of the Loop, and is also home of attractions such as the Bean.

3. Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church

4501 S Vincennes Ave

Chicago, IL 60653

Church located in Bronzeville with service and the home of gospel music.


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