• Food
How Chicago Dragged the Hot Dog Through the Garden

The Chicago hot dog is one of the flavors you’ll encounter during eATLAS’ tour of classic Chicago foods in the Loop. We also have a tour inspired by the FX/Hulu […]

August 17, 2023

caramel popcorn
  • Food
Chicago Is the Home of Caramel Popcorn!

In celebration of National Caramel Popcorn Day on April 6, eATLAS presents the histories of two iconic Chicago-based caramel popcorn makers: Cracker Jack and Garrett Popcorn. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago)  […]

April 5, 2023

  • Food
A pizza’s powerful origin: Alice Mae Redmond

In support of Black History Month, we’re pleased to feature Alice Mae Redmond, the black woman who may have invented deep-dish pizza By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) Chicago has hundreds of […]

February 1, 2023

  • Food
The Real History of Chicago’s Deep-Dish Pizza

Deep-dish pizza is the most famous food to come from Chicago, and it has ardent supporters and fierce detractors. And even those who love it can’t agree on which place […]

October 17, 2022

chicago chocolate
  • Food
The history of chocolate in Chicago and where to find sweet treats

Chocolate has been a part of our culinary history for about as long as the Chicago Dog. Check out the new tour and these tasty locations! If we had a […]

July 7, 2022

Chicago festivals
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  • Food
Your Guide to Chicago Festivals: May 2022

Street festivals are an integral part of Chicago weekends in the spring, summer and early fall. For a small, suggested donation of about $5-10, which typically goes to support a […]

May 13, 2022

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