Portillo’s will open a Texas restaurant with a Chicago-style menu

Portillo's plans to open a restaurant in The Colony, Texas in the fall of 2022.

Portillo’s plans to open a restaurant in The Colony, Texas in the fall of 2022.

Portillo’s

Famous for its “unparalleled Chicago-style food,” Portillo’s recently announced plans to open his first Texas restaurant This year.

“We are incredibly thrilled to announce that Portillo’s Head towards The Colony, TXabout 40 miles northeast of Fort Worth.

The restaurant plans to open the new location this fall, according to a March 1 press release.

If you’ve never been to a Portillo’s, here’s how the Chicago-based chain describes his food:

“We are known for our famous Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef sandwiches, chopped salad, cheese fries, homemade chocolate cake and chocolate cake shake.

“Our Italian beef is slow roasted for four hours, thinly sliced ​​and served on freshly baked French bread. Then it’s dipped in a hot sauce made with our signature blend of seasonings that we’ve been perfecting for 50 years.

Portillo’s has two recommendations for those who haven’t tried its food yet. These options include Italian beef — “dipped with mild or hot peppers” — and mozzarella if you’re craving cheese, or a Chicago-style hot dog “dragged through the garden.”

Here is an overview of the Portillo’s online menuwhich also includes chicken, burgers and pasta.

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Portillo online menu. Screenshot

For updates on when Portillo opens – and for a chance to win a “free preview meal” before it officially opens – you can fill out a form here.

Kaitlyn Alanis is a McClatchy National Realtime Reporter based in Kansas. She is an alumnus of agricultural communication and journalism at Kansas State University.

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