Hungry in Chicago? Don’t know where to go? Ask a cop.
The Beat Cop’s Guide to Chicago Eats is a handbook for people in Chicago hungry for food that’s good, fast, and cheap. Whether you’re visiting our lovely city or you’ve lived here your whole life, the sheer volume of restaurant choices can be overwhelming. Zagat’s is nice. Zagat’s will tell you that Tru makes a hell of a good molecular clam foam gravy. But people who read Zagat’s already know that. Our book is for you, the person everyone turns to at lunch and says well, where do we go, hot shot? We’re hungry! Feed us! Where do you go when you’re hungry in Chicago? Well don’t ask Zagat’s. Ask a cop.
Lt. David Haynes has been humping the streets of the Windy City for eighteen years. Makes a man hungry. But, like all cops, Haynes only has 30 minutes to get in, get fed, and get out. However, being a man with a wealth of taste, Lt. Haynes has perfected the art of finding the perfect lunch joint: quick, local, unique food served fast, hot, and for less than ten bucks.
The 88 entries in The Beat Cop’s Guide to Chicago Eats will help you keep your belly full for less than an arm and a leg.