We want to know where you go and what you eat when you crave your favorite Evanston foods.

  • Must be a dish served at an Evanston restaurant within zip codes 60201, 60202, 60203, or 60208.
  • The restaurant does not have to be in business currently, but it must have been open at some point during 2019.
  • It must be a food or dessert, something that can be chewed, slurped or licked, available to the general public for a stated price. We will announce a similar call out for drinks and beverages within the coming months.
  • If your kids have favorites, menu items specifically designed for kids, let us know.
  • ‘Restaurant’ includes any licensed, tax-paying food provider including food trucks, food stands, stand-alone restaurants or restaurant chains.
  • Include the name of the dish, the restaurant the serves it, and why you love it. Photos welcome but not required.
  • We welcome entries regardless of category, meal or price point.
  • Any reader of the Evanston RoundTable is welcome to respond. Send emails to cultfaves.food@gmail.com
  • Please limit your favorites to three specific items.
  • Entries must be received by February 3.
  • Final list will be compiled using numerical and subjective information provided by reader input as stated above.


Look for our list of Top 10 Cult Favorites soon!