I’m still on holiday/vacation in my suburban Chicago home town. For those of you who missed the other installments, check here.
Since we have mostly chain restaurants back in Florida, it’s the “mom & pop” places I prefer to frequent when I’m back home in Chicago. Some of you are familiar with Guy Fieri from the food network who travels to such places. This post will focus on one such place in the Chicago suburbs.
There is a local fast-food chain known to us suburbanites. Check it out below.
This place is known for two dishes in particular, which are made of this:
We diners know them mostly for these two dishes below.
Below are a few photos of the inside. Each location has its own unique retro look.
Okay, so I went twice, but the first time I ordered a chopped salad. Here it is half-eaten, and then a photo of the inside of the other Portillos.
P.S. To those of you who read about my tooth debacle while on vacation, it’s doing better. I didn’t need a root canal. Yay! Thanks to all who kept positive thoughts for me.