Chicago is known for outstanding Italian dining, with more than its fair share of solid family eateries providing pasta, veal and caprese salads - but La Scarola stands above the rest. The tables are packed in like the furniture in an economy stateroom on an ocean cruiser, creating a close sense of community. With dishes that include eggplant parmigiana, clams oregano, veal, and some knockout peppers and sausage, your mouth will be guiding you right to their doorstep! lascarola.com