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There's something about pumpkin that we can't explain — 11 months out of the year, it's just another food. (Sure, you could make a pumpkin pie in July, but why?) But, when October comes around, and we start seeing pumpkins on every corner, the craving hits fast and hard.
Luckily, from pie to quinoa, the pumpkin offerings at Chicago restaurants this year are truly king. After an exhaustive search, we feel confident naming these the nine best pumpkin dishes in town. Gourd luck trying not to devour every last bite.