Old Oak Tap
The B is applewood smoked—nice and snappy. The L is arugula—fresh and peppery. The T is a fried green slice—jacketed in cornmeal and greaseless. Slathered with pimiento cheese, the grilled ciabatta somehow stays crisp, providing three distinct layers of crunch. Truly inspired.
$10. 2109 W. Chicago Ave., 773-772-0406, theoldoaktap.com
Photograph: Anna Knott; Food stylist: Lisa Kuehl