Chicago January 08, 2018
10 Chicago Sandwiches You Have To Try Before You Die
Finding a great bite to eat in Chicago is not hard, but if you’re looking for the best of the best, let us be your guide. While the Windy City may be well-known for pizza and hot dogs, it is also home to some of the best sandwiches in the world.
Meaty, cheesy, and full of flavor, these 10 sandwiches need to make the top of your bucket list. Scroll on to learn more.
1. Fried House-Made Bologna Sandwich from Au Cheval
While some may be enticed by the burgers at this joint (and for good reason), you'll have insider knowledge that one of the best sandwiches here is this gourmet spin on a childhood classic. Meat and cheese are piled high between soft buns for a comforting meal you'll want to eat every day.
2. Cemita Atomica from Cemitas Puebla
This behemoth of a sandwich is made with layers of Krakus ham, guajillo-rubbed pork loin, and breaded pork milanese topped with smoky chipotle peppers, fresh avocado, and hand-pulled Oaxacan cheese. Part of the charm is enjoying it at this family-owned eatery!
3. Hamburger Sandwich from Duck Inn
Though this place is best known for its roasted duck dishes, beef lovers will enjoy this perfect patty melt. It is topped with farm fresh Brun-uusto cheese, onions, and dijonnaise and served on buttered rye bread.
4. Wood Oven Roasted Pig Face from Girl & the Goat
This West Loop favorite is known for a unique sandwich that is quintessentially Chicago. Two pork patties are placed atop a layer of crispy potatoes and then topped with toast and a runny egg. You'll want a fork for this one.
5. Steak Sweet Sandwich from Home of the Hoagy
This sandwich is served on a Gonella bun and includes chopped steak and peppers. It's sold at a South Side staple that has been in business since 1969.
6. Pepito from Irazu
One of Chicago's best sandwiches, this French bread sammich can be enjoyed with either chicken or steak. It is topped with sautéed onions, seasoned black beans, and gooey Muenster cheese.
7. Mr. G from J.P. Graziano Grocery Company
This deli sandwich should top your list of things to eat in Chicago. Layers of sharp imported provolone, hot sopressata, prosciutto, and salami are topped with a truffle mustard balsamic vinaigrette, marinated artichokes, basil, and lettuce placed on crusty bread.
8. Jibarto from La Palma
This Chicago invention is definitely one of the best sandwiches in the world. Meat and veggies are piled between fried plantains and typically topped with lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, and cheese for a mind-blowing bite. There's nothing like this anywhere else.
9. Three Little Piggy from The Silver Palm
Some have called this the best sandwich in the entire world. It is made with a deep-fried breaded pork tenderloin cutlet, double-smoked ham, and bacon, as well as two huge onion rings, Gruyere cheese, and two fried eggs on a brioche bun.
for more information about this converted train car restaurant.
10. Torta Ahogada from XOCO
This king of tortas is served in a bowl of tomato chile broth that soaks into the bread and softens the sandwich. Between the buns, you'll find pork carnitas, black beans, and pickled onions.
While you’re making your food bucket list, add these
16 best Chicago restaurants to visit in 2018.
Which of Chicago’s best sandwiches do you like best? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!