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1. Wet or dry?: Question from an Italian beef vendor about whether you would like it dipped in the juice or not.  
2. Chicago-Style Pizza: Deep-dish pizza, originated by Pizzeria Uno in Chicago.  
3. Margie's Candies: Family-owned and operated since 1921, this homemade ice cream parlor is a gem of a place. They also have a limited...
4. Chicago Arabesque: Chicago's annual Arab festival, held at Daley Plaza. Twelve Arab countries are represented at the festival through ...  
5. House of Blues, The: The House of Blues is a live music venue, restaurant, and bar. The Chicago venue is located on State Street in Mari...  
6. Maxin': to eat good  
7. 312: 312, pronounced 3-1-2, is an "urban" wheat beer made by local Goose Island Brewery. 312 is also the most recognizab...  
8. Harold's Chicken: A chicken shack chain located throughout the Chicagoland area. It is known for its affordable prices and its menu ...  
9. Italian Beef: Thinly sliced, seasoned beef on an Italian roll. This typical local fare can be found at hot dog stands and Italian...  
10. Jay's: Jay's potato chips.  
11. A Polish: A polish sausage  
12. Sammitch: Slang for a sandwich.  
 
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