If You Grew Up In Illinois, You Definitely Love These 12 Classic Dishes

Growing up in Illinois has its benefits. In addition to being home to mind-blowing nature preserves, fun attractions, and great people, the state’s classic dishes are some of the most delicious foods in the world.

If you grew up here, you grew up with some amazing eats. Count yourself among the lucky and read on for 12 amazing meals all Illinoisans love to eat.

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To find these irresistible eats, check out these nine iconic Illinois restaurants that everybody loves.

What other classic dishes do you remember from growing up in Illinois? Share your photos and experiences with us!