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What’s the most underrated restaurant meal in C-U?

With so many restaurants in C-U, it’s nearly impossible to try everything. I often fall into the trap of finding something I like at a restaurant and ordering it again and again, despite wanting to try new things. Sometimes it’s hard to break that cycle.

Sure, Farren’s burgers are awesome, but that chicken sandwich is also fantastic. What else are we missing when we keep ordering the same things?

What are some of your favorite dishes, meals, or menu items in Champaign-Urbana’s restaurants that you feel don’t get the attention they deserve? Let us know at

Top image of kimchi tofu pizza at Star BBQ. Photo by Jessica Hammie.

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