The Chicago meal plan for you out-of-towners

Breakfast: Wake up and go to the hotel lobby..Get a Bloody Mary

Lunch: Find a Portillos and get a Beef Sandwich, some Cheese Fries, and a Diet Coke

Dinner: Go to Lou Malnatis and get a Deep Dish Sausage..Wash it down with a pitcher of Beer.

Repeat this Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.
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  • bbisonbbison Posts: 185
    That's a start, but you're missing a Jumbo Polish with grilled onions, a big fat Gyros so overstuffed you have to pull 20 pieces of meat off before you can pick it up, a proper Chicago Hot Dog and I could go on.....
    Is this where the show list goes?

    11-26-91 / 8-2-92 / 3-15-94 / 7-9-95 / 7-11-95 / 8-29-98 / 9-1-00 / 10-25-03 
    10-23-04 / 10-22-06 / 10-9-09 / 10-23-10 / 10-3-12 / 7-9-13 / 10-21-13
    11-24-13 / 11-26-13 / 10-17-14 / 10-20-14 / 10-25-14 / 4-8-16 / 4-9-16
     4-28-16 / 4-29-16 / 8-20-16 / 8-22-16 / 8-10-18 / 8-18-18 / 8-20-18
  • HesCalledDyerHesCalledDyer MarylandPosts: 15,035

    Breakfast: Wake up and go to the hotel lobby..Get a Bloody Mary

    Lunch: Find a Portillos and get a Beef Sandwich, some Cheese Fries, and a Diet Cokechocolate cake shake

    Dinner: Go to Lou Malnatis and get a Deep Dish Sausage..Wash it down with a pitcher of Beer.

    Repeat this Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.

    *Fixed
  • bbison said:

    That's a start, but you're missing a Jumbo Polish with grilled onions, a big fat Gyros so overstuffed you have to pull 20 pieces of meat off before you can pick it up, a proper Chicago Hot Dog and I could go on.....

    Wrigleyville Dogs
    About 50ft from Wrigley Field.
    You can purchase all the above.

    I have a feeling this place will be busy over the weekend.

    Free Boston Lou!!!!
  • Here's a tip for you out of towners; make sure you ask for extra ketchup on your hot dog......
  • tschavtschav Posts: 1,597

    Breakfast: Wake up and go to the hotel lobby..Get a Bloody Mary

    Lunch: Find a Portillos and get a Beef Sandwich, some Cheese Fries, and a Diet Cokechocolate cake shake

    Dinner: Go to Lou Malnatis and get a Deep Dish Sausage..Wash it down with a pitcher of Beer.

    Repeat this Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.

    *Fixed
    Very accurate. Wrigley is gonna be filled with the meatsweats.
  • HesCalledDyerHesCalledDyer MarylandPosts: 15,035
    Speedy, have you been to the Saved by the Bell pop-up restaurant? I think it's called Saved by the Max; I hear it's open thru the end of the month. I'm damn sure gonna try that out. And some Pequod's. And I need a replacement for Hot Doug's, too.
  • Ray J. T.Ray J. T. Posts: 3,593

    Speedy, have you been to the Saved by the Bell pop-up restaurant? I think it's called Saved by the Max; I hear it's open thru the end of the month. I'm damn sure gonna try that out. And some Pequod's. And I need a replacement for Hot Doug's, too.

    I heard about this as well, was hoping to check it out at some point. Any reviews out there yet?
  • pjalive21pjalive21 St. Louis, MOPosts: 2,797

    Speedy, have you been to the Saved by the Bell pop-up restaurant? I think it's called Saved by the Max; I hear it's open thru the end of the month. I'm damn sure gonna try that out. And some Pequod's. And I need a replacement for Hot Doug's, too.

    totally forgot about this pop up restaurant...definitely going to check it out when im up there for nostalgia sake :lol:

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  • tschavtschav Posts: 1,597
    Reservations only (got mine months ago), but brunch or late night menu might be available.
  • Speedy, have you been to the Saved by the Bell pop-up restaurant? I think it's called Saved by the Max; I hear it's open thru the end of the month. I'm damn sure gonna try that out. And some Pequod's. And I need a replacement for Hot Doug's, too.

    Have not been there.

    And any hot dog joint that serves Vienna hot dogs is good enough for me!

    Free Boston Lou!!!!
  • HesCalledDyerHesCalledDyer MarylandPosts: 15,035
    tschav said:

    Reservations only (got mine months ago), but brunch or late night menu might be available.

    That was my understanding - dinner is reservation only but all else is first come, first serve. I hope the waiter does magic tricks at the table!
  • bbisonbbison Posts: 185

    Speedy, have you been to the Saved by the Bell pop-up restaurant? I think it's called Saved by the Max; I hear it's open thru the end of the month. I'm damn sure gonna try that out. And some Pequod's. And I need a replacement for Hot Doug's, too.

    You know they have Hot Doug's inside Wrigley, right? Though it will be closed during the concerts, since it's bleachers only.
    Sloan Park in AZ has it too.

    (Not quite the same as the original, with only 3-4 items to choose from, but better than nothing.)
    Is this where the show list goes?

    11-26-91 / 8-2-92 / 3-15-94 / 7-9-95 / 7-11-95 / 8-29-98 / 9-1-00 / 10-25-03 
    10-23-04 / 10-22-06 / 10-9-09 / 10-23-10 / 10-3-12 / 7-9-13 / 10-21-13
    11-24-13 / 11-26-13 / 10-17-14 / 10-20-14 / 10-25-14 / 4-8-16 / 4-9-16
     4-28-16 / 4-29-16 / 8-20-16 / 8-22-16 / 8-10-18 / 8-18-18 / 8-20-18
  • HesCalledDyerHesCalledDyer MarylandPosts: 15,035
    bbison said:

    Speedy, have you been to the Saved by the Bell pop-up restaurant? I think it's called Saved by the Max; I hear it's open thru the end of the month. I'm damn sure gonna try that out. And some Pequod's. And I need a replacement for Hot Doug's, too.

    You know they have Hot Doug's inside Wrigley, right? Though it will be closed during the concerts, since it's bleachers only.
    Sloan Park in AZ has it too.

    (Not quite the same as the original, with only 3-4 items to choose from, but better than nothing.)
    Thanks for the tip! I am going to the game on Thursday & sitting with the bums. I'll be sure to get one!
  • tschavtschav Posts: 1,597
    Just go to the Weiner's Circle. Get the chocolate shake while you're there.
  • chiwhitesoxchiwhitesox ChicagoPosts: 637
    Let's not neglect post show rations as well. Portillos if you got a hankering for burgers or Italian beef. Tecalitlan for Mexican. And/or any gyros shop in Greektown if spitted meat tickles your fancy.
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  • SteffyLouSteffyLou Posts: 366
    edited August 2016
    Ray J. T. said:

    Speedy, have you been to the Saved by the Bell pop-up restaurant? I think it's called Saved by the Max; I hear it's open thru the end of the month. I'm damn sure gonna try that out. And some Pequod's. And I need a replacement for Hot Doug's, too.

    I heard about this as well, was hoping to check it out at some point. Any reviews out there yet?
    I'm going in Dec- first time we could get a party of 13 in.
    However, friends have gone and said the food was pretty good- they weren't expecting it to be as good as it was. She loved Mr. deweys biscuits and gravy.
  • mwplummwplum Posts: 1,354
    How about Gus's fried chicken? I know it's a chain, but that was the best meal I ate while seeing PJ in Memphis 2014, and with no locations on the west coast, we are definitely going to make it a priority in Chicago!
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  • F Me In The BrainF Me In The Brain this knows everybody from other commetsPosts: 17,143
    edited August 2016
    I call taking a gigantic, explosive, bowl destroying dump....Taking a Lou.
    This is named after what happened after digesting at least a pitcher of beer and a personal pizza at Lous. Goddamn holy hell my stomach felt like I ate a five pound stick of butter and chased it with a quart of bacon grease.
    Just be warned that out of Towner's may not be up for a big Lou Malnati's pie....my advice would be to have a single piece.
    I love Chicago...and seeing Pearl Jam there was probably the most fun I've had on a trip there....but an evening was severely impacted by working to digest what passes for pizza there.
    I'm not the only person who has had this experience....still love you Chicago, I just happen to think your pizza is a potential bomb to the old stomach.
    Post edited by F Me In The Brain on
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  • mwplummwplum Posts: 1,354
    ^^See classic Jon Stewart rant, love it
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  • Wma31394Wma31394 Posts: 3,045

    Breakfast: Wake up and go to the hotel lobby..Get a Bloody Mary

    Lunch: Find a Portillos and get a Beef Sandwich, some Cheese Fries, and a Diet Coke

    Dinner: Go to Lou Malnatis and get a Deep Dish Sausage..Wash it down with a pitcher of Beer.

    Repeat this Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.

    So funny but right on!
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  • Wma31394Wma31394 Posts: 3,045

    Let's not neglect post show rations as well. Portillos if you got a hankering for burgers or Italian beef. Tecalitlan for Mexican. And/or any gyros shop in Greektown if spitted meat tickles your fancy.

    Geek islands good call..
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  • mwplummwplum Posts: 1,354
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  • F Me In The BrainF Me In The Brain this knows everybody from other commetsPosts: 17,143
    Ha! Stewart is right.
    I love Chicago and Speedy is the man for helping out. Just a warning....carry on.
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  • PP193448PP193448 Springboro, OHPosts: 3,921
    edited August 2016
    I thought that Speedy was treating at Gibsons
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  • muskydanmuskydan Posts: 1,013
    To all you out of towners, if you want the best deep dish pizza in the world go to Pequads pizza. Sausage and Peporoni baby!!!
  • pureocpureoc Posts: 2,374
    tschav said:

    Just go to the Weiner's Circle. Get the chocolate shake while you're there.

    THIS!!!
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  • edwhoedwho Posts: 690
    :ohstop:
    You forgot Submarine sandwiches + deep fried liver, gizzards and Cat Fish

    Mr. Beef on Orleans 666 N Orleans St, Chicago, IL 60654 (312) 337-8500 (beef sand & hot dogs)
    Gino's East 162 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 266-3337 (deep dish pizza)
    Gyros On The Spit 2826 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 698-7999 (gyro's sand.)
    Harold’s Chicken Shack 636 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605 (312) 362-0442 (deep fried greatness)
    Kuma's Corner 2900 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 604-8769 (hamburgers)
    Hero’s Submarine Sandwich Shop 3600 N Western Ave Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 327-6363 (sub sand)
    Fontano’s Subs 332 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60604 (312) 663-3061 (sub sand) :money:

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  • Who I AmWho I Am Posts: 608
    edited August 2016
    Pequods. Yes.
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  • I call taking a gigantic, explosive, bowl destroying dump....Taking a Lou.
    This is named after what happened after digesting at least a pitcher of beer and a personal pizza at Lous. Goddamn holy hell my stomach felt like I ate a five pound stick of butter and chased it with a quart of bacon grease.
    Just be warned that out of Towner's may not be up for a big Lou Malnati's pie....my advice would be to have a single piece.
    I love Chicago...and seeing Pearl Jam there was probably the most fun I've had on a trip there....but an evening was severely impacted by working to digest what passes for pizza there.
    I'm not the only person who has had this experience....still love you Chicago, I just happen to think your pizza is a potential bomb to the old stomach.

    I've heard similar stories. Taking a Lou! Hahaha!!!
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  • MK88178MK88178 ChicagoPosts: 446
    Ray J. T. said:

    Speedy, have you been to the Saved by the Bell pop-up restaurant? I think it's called Saved by the Max; I hear it's open thru the end of the month. I'm damn sure gonna try that out. And some Pequod's. And I need a replacement for Hot Doug's, too.

    I heard about this as well, was hoping to check it out at some point. Any reviews out there yet?
    From what I gathered from all my friends is that the place is cool to see but the food isn't the greatest. Basically you're going there for nostalgia only.
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