So let’s really celebrate America the way Americans do best: by eating some of it.
Franks Wurst turns out food that is perfect for a night of drunken debauchery or people who just like food prepared by someone who gives a damn.
Fresh, authentic fare is available from a variety of local food trucks that offer everything from Irish cheddar potato cakes to off-the-grill onion cheeseburgers, organic local juices and even Chicago-style tacos.
Sandwiches seem easy, right?
Another appetizer has captured my heart, though: Gusto Hot Wings ($9), a bowl full of beautifully fried chicken drumettes tossed in a Sriracha-based hot sauce.
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“I was wrestling with whether to do it, and it seemed like everywhere I turned, there was the Devon Tower,” he said.
There’s the patty, flame-scarred yet glistening, as warm, ever-so-slightly melted cheese drapes itself over its edges and slides into every visible crevice.
Could Flip’s be more Italian?
The shrimp are so big that if they weren’t on a plate, they’d be attacking Tokyo and fighting Ghidorah. “Those are U-10s,” said Kevin George, owner of The George Prime Steakhouse, which sits high atop Founders Tower, 5900 Mosteller Drive. That means it takes less than 10 of them to make a pound. They’re sometimes…