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Barone's Restaurant to Air on WGN

The classic Glen Ellyn spot lands its debut on "Chicago's Best."

Few places seem more "Glen Ellyn" than Barone's, the downtown restaurant that's served up food to the community since 1971. If you've moved away, chances are it's one of the first places you visit when you come back.

special factor, and good food, caught the attention of the WGN show "Chicago's Best." The show features all the best places of Chicago and the suburbs, and at 10 p.m. on May 6, WGN will feature Barone's pizza. 

On Tuesday evening, the daughter of Chicago's beloved football player, Walter Payton, visited Barone's with producers to shoot the show. Brittney stepped into the kitchen to cook up a thin- and stuffed-crust pizza with the owner. This isn't Glen Ellyn's first time on "Chicago's Best." Brittney Payton shined the spotlight on Thipi Thai earlier this year for the best places of the western suburbs.

The village is receiving lots of press, lately. Just last week, a Glen Ellyn home was , and a comment the realtor made on air had many buzzing on Glen Ellyn Patch's Facebook page

"If you say you live in Glen Ellyn, in Illinois, everybody knows you're affluent, you're smart and you have two perfect kids," said Today Show real estate contributor, Barbara Corcoran

regan p ruddy 1 April 13, 2012 at 04:55 PM
Barones has the best pizza ...been going there over 40 years.
Kathy Ortiz May 06, 2012 at 04:49 AM
Love Barones! It's a family restaurant for the family with a room for the kids to play in too, awesome food and service! Win-Win!!!

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