You can find all kinds of barbecue in Chicago from sweet, smoky, and spicy. Make a pit stop at any of these barbecue hotspots and don’t forget to bring a large appetite. Check out this list from CBCI.
Head over to the Pilsen neighborhood for a some smoky goodness from Honky Tonk BBQ. Owner Willie Wagner has won many awards at competitions and festivals. Enjoy this lively space with live music including jazz, soul, bluegrass, rockabilly, and honky tonk.
This South Side staple consistently has customers lined up waiting for outstanding smoked meats topped with their signature sauce. Heads up, this is a take out only restaurant.
Lillie’s Q is next level Southern cooking. Inside District Brew Yards you’ll find Chef Charlie McKenna who has won numerous awards on the competitive barbecue circuit. His list includes the top prize at Memphis which is widely regarded as the world championship of barbecue.
You’ll find this old-school barbecue joint in Wicker Park. This is a great combination of good eats and good rhythms. You’ll find live music seven nights a week plus all meats and veggies you can think of.
Chicago’s wide ranging neighborhoods are full of amazing restaurants and cafes, and a ton of them are BYOB....Continue Reading
Over the years Chicago has become well known for housing some of the best local breweries in the...Continue Reading
Chicago is a city well known for its variety of restaurants. This includes world renowned fine dining, celebrity...Continue Reading
Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world. While being delicious and versatile, there are...Continue Reading
CBCI loves to support local businesses, and a great time to take advantage of great deals at amazing...Continue Reading
St Patrick’s Day in Chicago is unlike any other holiday. As the local restaurants and bars prepare for...Continue Reading
Who doesn’t love pie? As this numerical holiday approaches, why not celebrate with a tasty pie. Celebrated every...Continue Reading
Looking for great fried chicken in Chicago? CBCI has great options here. Crispy chicken alongside hot sauce or honey...Continue Reading
You know the saying “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”, well of course it is....Continue Reading
This Valentine’s Day treat yourself and your partner to a special and safe date night. Finding things to...Continue Reading