Chicago

WTF

Eat the Ridiculous Candy-Syrup Spaghetti from 'Elf' in an Actual Real-Life Restaurant

And sure, ask your server if there’s sugar in syrup. There’s no way he hasn’t heard that, like, a thousand times today.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.8.18
mangoes

Mangonadas Are the Sweet-Sour-Spicy Frozen Treat You Should Be Eating Right Now

Get out of my Instagram, get into my hand.
Ximena N. Larkin
8.15.18
hot dogs

Anti-Ketchup Messages Appear on Chicago's Digital Road Signs

The anti-condiment statement appeared on an official Illinois Department of Transportation electronic traffic board.
Danielle Wayda
7.18.18
WTF

Chicago Bar Jokes About Banning MAGA Hats, Whiny Internet Outrage Ensues

The owner later clarified MAGA hats would be allowed in "with extreme vetting."
Jelisa Castrodale
6.26.18
Tacos

Chicago Taco Fest Turns Out to Be Huge Scam

More than 1,000 people RSVP'd to the event, which promised free parking in downtown Chicago and 'high speed daredevil chihuahua racing.'
Ian Burke
6.6.18
Chicago

Chicago's 11 Best Cheap Eats

Want to eat on the cheap in Chicago? We did all the hard work and found all of the most delicious but still affordable spots in town.
Munchies Staff
2.20.18
P.F. Chang's

Local News Team Inexplicably Mixes Up Pyeongchang with P.F. Chang’s in Olympics Coverage

The Chinese-American restaurant chain confirmed that it is not, in fact, hosting the Winter Olympics.
Mayukh Sen
2.13.18
Fast Food

Farewell to Chicago's 'Rock N Roll McDonald's'

Like rock 'n' roll itself, the iconic restaurant has been demolished as part of a corporate push toward modernization. We blame Maroon 5.
Myles Karp
1.31.18
New York

The Pizza Show: New York

Frank goes back to where it all began. Sort of.
Frank Pinello
1.7.18
Chicago

Malicious, Maligned Malört Is Chicago’s Most Beloved and Disgusting Liqueur

"They're like, ‘Here, drink this!’ And you do it and you're like, ‘What the fuck?’
Gray Chapman
1.6.18
Mexican Food

People Have Been Lining Up to Eat Chicago's Best Carnitas for Over 40 Years

Inocencio Carbajal opened Carnitas Uruapan in Chicago’s Pilsen neighbourhood in 1975. “This area was full of gangs,” he remembers. “It was dangerous. There were fights outside and no one came in. When I started, I might have made four dollars in a day."
Johanna Derry
12.21.17
POP CULTURE

This Bar Turned Into Moe’s from ‘The Simpsons’ for Halloween

Meticulously curated props include a cardboard cutout of Moe, a Kent Brockman news feed, and a lot of 'Flaming Moes.'
Nick Rose
10.26.17
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