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The 50 best cheap eats in Chicago: checklist

Eating your way through Chicago's cheap eats? Here's a checklist of the 50 best cheap eats under $10 in the city

Photograph: Nick Murway

If eating your way through the city on a fairly tight budget sounds like a challenge you're up to, we've got a good one. We've rounded up the 50 best cheap eats we could find around the city, from fantastic tacos and burgers to pizza. See how many you've tried and how many more you need to hit to round out your list.

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