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.


Eats

1. Al's Beef

169 W Ontario St

Chicago, IL 60654

(312) 943-3222

https://www.yelp.com/biz/als-beef-chicago-17?osq=al%27s+beef

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

https://www.yelp.com/biz/jims-original-hot-dog-chicago?osq=original+jims


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

https://www.yelp.com/biz/bang-bang-pie-and-biscuits-chicago

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

https://www.yelp.com/biz/pequods-pizzeria-chicago?osq=Pequod%27s+Pizzeria


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

https://www.yelp.com/biz/monteverde-chicago


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

https://www.yelp.com/biz/shawn-michelles-chicago-2


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

https://www.yelp.com/biz/virtue-restaurant-chicago


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

https://www.yelp.com/biz/cindys-chicago


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



Activities

1. Chicago Line Cruises - Architecture Boat Tour

(312) 527-2002

https://www.yelp.com/biz/chicago-line-cruises-chicago-2


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

https://www.yelp.com/biz/millennium-park-chicago?osq=millenium+park


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

(773) 373-6144

https://ebenezerbronzeville.org/


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




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