Hungry Hound thankful for tasty eats

November 26, 2009 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Thursday is a day many people stop to think of all of the things they are thankful for. ABC7 Chicago's Hungry Hound has quite a few things in mind. In addition to his health and family, there's artisan bread, frozen custard, and goat tacos.

November 26, 2009 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Thursday is a day many people stop to think of all of the things they are thankful for. ABC7 Chicago's Hungry Hound has quite a few things in mind. In addition to his health and family, there's artisan bread, frozen custard, and goat tacos.

Food reporter Steve Dolinsky shares some of the delicious highlights from 2009.

There are so many dishes to be thankful for this year. Why not start off with something simple, like the carefully-constructed Cuban sandwiches at Cafecito in the South Loop? Located next to a youth hostel, the Cubano is the star here: roasted pork shoulder is sliced thin, then griddled some more with a homemade mojo of sour oranges and garlic. Cured ham mingles with Swiss cheese, pickles and mustard, all sandwiched between sturdy loaves that are pressed in a grill until the inside is gooey warm and the outside crisp...

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Steve Dolinsky, ABC7 News