"Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" Chicago list can really make anyone's mouth drool. Chicago is a great town for some of the best restaurants in the country. However, "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" explores the underground movement of mom and pops restaurants sprouting up between the cracks of the pavement in the windy city.
- Smoque. "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" were in for a treat when visiting this famous Chicago BBQ restaurant. Smoque doesn't cater to a general public, they specifically make BBQ for fans of BBQ. They can be found at 3800 N. Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60641
- White Palace Grill. Open since 1939, White Palace Grill knows a thing or two about diner life. "Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives" took a look into this classic restaurant and sought out why it is so revered in Chicago restaurant circles. It can be found at 1159 S. Canal St, Chicago, IL 60607.
- Gailwood Cook Shack. Another great Chicago BBQ eatery. "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" explores the world of darn good BBQ on-the-good. Gailwood Cook Shack is a Lunch Truck that serves North Carolina style pulled pork over apple and hickory. If you have trouble finding it, just follow your nose! Lunch Truck/RV Flea Market at Logan and Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 60607.
- Cemita's Pueblo. Known as the only restaurant in Chicago that serves the "Cemita Sandwich." This sandwhich was featured on "Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives" because of its authentic taste and unique qualities. This yummy restaurant can be found at 3619 North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647.