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Just off the Illinois Beach State Park, the mascot of Franks & Fries—an anthropomorphic hot dog—greets passersby with a wave of his cane and a tip of his hat. Perched on the restaurant’s red-and-yellow sign above a few outdoor tables, the mascot serves as an ambassador for the menu of cooked-to-order bites such as Chicago-style hot dogs made with 100% Vienna Beef. Along with burgers, cheesesteaks, and baskets of seasoned curly fries, cooks prepare desserts such as fried twinkies, fried Snickers bars, and fried Oreos.

38170 N Sheridan Rd
Beach Park,
IL
US

Simplicity and quality meet in The Full Slab's choice-cut meats, which absorb the rich flavors of house-made marinades, six barbecue sauces, and hand-blended dry rubs. The aroma of flame-smacked, made-from-scratch pulled pork, brisket, and ribs, as well as seafood and pasta plates, fills the eatery. Diners can also take in a game on one of The Full Slab's big-screen TVs while enjoying a hand-crafted cocktail or cold beer from its well-stocked bar.

557 South Ave
Waukegan,
IL
US

Japan and China are usually separated by the East China Sea. But at Hunan Buffet, they coexist in a single restaurant—or, more accurately, their cuisines do. The culinary team crafts sushi rolls with such ingredients as shrimp, asparagus, and sweet potato, or fill Philadelphia rolls with cream cheese and brotherly love. Chinese classics complement the Japanese cuisine. Szechuan-style beef, for example, wakes up taste buds with spicy flavors, and vegetable chow mein brims with crunchy noodles.

3900 Northpoint Boulevard
Waukegan,
IL
US

The cooks at George's Gyro carve thin slices of gyro meat from rotating spits to serve with soft pitas or stacked atop the George's burger between layers of bacon and barbecue sauce. The menu also stars such staples as the maxwell street polish under a mountain of grilled onions and the italian beef smothered with hot peppers and cheese. Sides from fried okra to house-made french fries perfectly complement meals, much like yellow mustard perfectly complements purple ketchup.

2122 Grand Ave
Waukegan,
IL
US

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