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CHITOWN CHOWDOWN: Cheezborger Cheezborger Cheezborger @ Billy Goat Tavern

So we’re hanging out in the Windy City for a few days, and chowing down on the best that Chitown has to offer. Of course, our first stop has gotta be the legendary Billy Goat Tavern, the place that put the goat in the curse of the goat, bro! Now, my Blues Brothers from another mother Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi used to hang out here, back in the day, which inspired the famous Cheezborger Cheezborger Cheezborger sketch on SNL…so you KNOW what I’m gonna order, bro!!!!

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This Triple Cheezborger and a bag of chips (no fries, chips, bro!!!!) will only set ya back 11 bucks, after tax. The thin patties and processed cheese remind me of McDonald’s…but these patties are a lot juicier, cooked to order on the flat top. Their condiment bar was running a little low, so I only added pickles and onions — but that was all I really needed anyways.

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Also unlike McDonald’s, you can order beer here, such as their signature Billy Goat IPA. This little old-timey glass of beer is only five bucks — which might make this the cheapest meal I scarf down all week, son!!!

Italian beef at the airport, bro!!!!

Now, I’ve never actually been to Chicago, unless you count the times I had a connecting flight at O’Hare. So I was on my way back from Phoenix last month, when my United flight got delayed right around dinnertime. Now, they don’t have a ton of eating options in Terminal C, but when I saw the Billy Goat Tavern in the food court, I was all over that like John Belushi on a cheeseburger, Bro-son burner! But I wasn’t about to order a burger without Dan Aykroyd behind the counter, so instead I went for this Sweet Home Chicago classic, Italian beef:

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This slammin’ sammy was downright delicious, dude! You had thinly sliced roast beef, served on a hoagie roll dipped in its own sauce, then loaded up with carrots, celery and holla-atcha-peno peppers! It’s like a festival of funkaliciousness heading straight down my piehole! And I washed it all down with an Old Style lager, which is kinda like Molson Canadian, except it’s American. It pretty much tastes the same, though, bro!!!!