For a healthy dose of the East, try a meal at the Thai Image in Highland Park. One of two outlets, the restaurant features familiar favorites of soups, starters, noodles and rice; all spiced to perfection. Thai cuisine is among the many Asian cuisine that have entered the mainstream take-out culture. Thai Image provides in both quality and familiarity and their delivery service is a boon for lunches at the office. For more information, do check out their website.
With a menu featuring the familiar favorites of hummos, tebouleh, kibbeh and shawirma, Old Jerusalem Restaurant lets one discover the true tastes of the Middle East. The food here is distinct in flavor and also provides healthier option of snacks and sides. To finish off the meal, choose from their selection of divine pastries. Try out the fare at their location or have them cater at your special occasion.
For the Italians, food is next only to religion. Featuring favorites that bind loved ones together, Villa Rosa's menu is all about hearty pizzas, delicious pastas and so much more. Whether dining as a cozy pair or celebrating a family birthday, Villa Rosa is the place to go. For more on their menu and special, do call ahead.
Bringing Italy to your crust is the wonderful Pompei. The pizzas here come with hand rolled crusts, fresh topping and in decadent portions. That extended by sandwiches, pastas, pizza strudels and wonderful desserts, all featured on their menu, the place just has something for everyone. The warm personality of the restaurant that can even be brought home for a special occasion is what makes Pompei a local favorite. Do call ahead for more details.
The hot dog is truly American and here in Chicago boasting their own spin on it is Portillo's Hot Dogs. The diner-esque place is thronged by all; families with kids, workmen on lunch breaks and the guys in suits. Known best for their service and great, juicy dogs, Portillo's is simply a favorite here in the city.
The familiar comfort of piping hot food in those paper boxes is what makes places like the Beijing Garden popular here in Chicago. The menu is simple and you'd find just what need; either for a quick lunch before that meeting or chatty dinners with friends. You can also enjoy their offerings at home with sitcoms as company. For more on the menu and delivery details, call ahead.
One of the many Thai restaurants in the city, New Thai Kitchen Restaurant West Irving Park Road offers a good range of Thai favorites. The menu is fairly large and has all the usual suspects as well as a few Japanese dishes on offer. The lunch specials on offer are worth trying. The catering and delivery services are helpful conveniences.
Located on the West Division Street, The Fifty/50 offers a very casual dining environment with a lounge-like atmosphere. The menu is primarily composed of barbeque favorites with a special touch by the in-house chefs. The result is a mouthwatering array of barbeque specialties and fast food. The bar is a popular hang out place especially during game nights. The large outside seating area lets you dine in a refreshing setting. Delivery service is available.
A delightful Asian restaurant in Schaumburg, Big Bowl offers a great selection of Chinese and Thai specialties. The chef, blending elements of both the cuisines manages to impart a unique flavor to each of his creations. The restaurant prides itself in using the freshest and often organic ingredients which simply adds to the delectable taste. The extensive menu offers a number of traditional as well as signature dishes. Kids can savor dishes from the thoughtfully prepared kids menu. The restaurant also has a delivery service in case you wish to eat at home.
One of the many Thai food restaurants in the city, Everyday Thai has a rather large menu of favorites to choose from. Fresh ingredients and authentic recipes characterize the delectable food at this restaurant located on West Devon Avenue. The free WiFi and BYOB service have made this restaurant popular among the locals. Delivery service is also offered.
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