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Italian

A sparse no-frills stalwart of Little Italy -- that is still-cash only despite this being 2016 -- Tufano’s wins accolades for not only its old-school vibe but also the fact that it may be the only place in Chicago where you can get a decent plate of pasta for the same price as a Venti double-whip mocha and a cookie.T he service has a brusque proficiency, the dishes are a single shade of red, and the place is worked by up to four members of the same family that once had four generations in the kitchen.

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Tufanos (Vernon Park Tap)

A sparse no-frills stalwart of Little Italy -- that is still-cash only despite this being 2016 -- Tufano’s wins accolades for not only its old-school vibe but also the fact that it may be the only place in Chicago where you can get a decent plate of pasta for the same price as a Venti double-whip mocha and a cookie.T he service has a brusque proficiency, the dishes are a single shade of red, and the place is worked by up to four members of the same family that once had four generations in the kitchen.