I gave up meat, some time ago, but I decided to go vegan about a week. There are good (cheap), vegan restaurants in Chicago. What I discovered was – Chicago Diner vegan food. 3411 N Halsted St Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 935-6696 Everything is delicious. I would not say that exactly cheap, but it certainly will not break the bank either. You can see their menu (and accompanying) at prices The following links will take you to lists of other vegan (and vegetarian) restaurants in Chicago:
Veganism has become a dining hot trend in recent years as people focus on healthy cuisine.