136 "Serious Take-Out Operation" restaurants in Chicago.
Huaraches Dona Chio is an excellent cash-only Mexican spot in Edgewater.
Momo World is a fantastic counter-service restaurant in University Village specializing in Nepali dumplings.
Pequod’s is a Chicago staple when it comes to deep dish pizza, and it’s awesome.
Lou Malnati’s is a classic Chicago deep-dish pizza spot, and the one we rely on.
A fish shack on the South Side that everyone should visit at least once. Calumet Fisheries is a true classic.
Any restaurant with the words “Pie” and “Biscuit” in its name is probably a place you want to go.
Funky, fresh, and delicious. Big & little's is one of the best and most interesting restaurants you can eat at.
Chicken Kalamata and crack fries is one of the best meals in town. Tina Fey agrees.
A rooster thunderdome full of hot dogs, Italian beefs, and chocolate cake shakes.
Lao Peng You is a busy BYOB spot in Ukrainian Village with great handmade noodles and dumplings.
Vito & Nicks is a Southside institution that has excellent tavern-style “cracker crust” pizza.
Baker Miller is a Lincoln Square bakery and cafe that mills their own flour. They make great savory and sweet items.
PQM is an excellent little cafe. We only wish it stayed open later.