Authors of 'The Chicago Food Encyclopedia' stop by WCL

CHICAGO -- What better way to get to know Chicago than by its food.

"The Chicago Food Encyclopedia" offers a detailed overview of the city's food culture, all outlined alphabetically.

With the help of 74 journalists, scholars and food industry professionals and three editors, Carol Mighton Haddix, Bruce Kraig and Colleen Taylor Sen, the book highlights 375 detailed entries.

Learn about how Chicago's intricate history shaped the way we eat; even until today.

"The Chicago Food Encyclopedia" is available at bookstores and on Amazon.

Special thank you to Downtown Dogs, The Berghoff, and Southtown Sub for the taste testers!

For more information about the book, click here.

For more information about any of the food on the show:

Downtown Dogs

804 N. Rush Street
Chicago, IL

The Berghoff
17 W. Adams Street
Chicago, IL


Southtown Sub
240 E. 35th St.
Chicago, IL
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