Clarendon Hills, Illinois, is a small village near Lake Michigan. There are a lot eclectic dining choices to be had. Midwestern cuisine is influenced by what’s available locally. Beef is especially popular, as are fruits like apples and cranberries, which are often made into desserts. There are several restaurants that coordinate with local farms to bring you fresh foods in season. Several local pubs and taverns offer craft beer and the ever-popular Chicago dog, which actually originated during the Great Depression. Although there is an emphasis on American midwestern cuisine, there are also a Mexican restaurant, a sushi bar, and a creperie in Clarendon Hills. Check out several Italian restaurants where you can enjoy the famous Chicago deep-dish pizza. No matter what you like to eat, there's something for everyone in this unique neighborhood.