A large part of a country's identity is food, and this certainly applies to the United States. Does “... as American as apple pie” ring a bell? There's a lot more to the culinary culture than hamburgers, as chefs have found plenty of freedom within the realm of American food. Some restaurants stick to the basics, while others gussy up comfort food dishes like mac and cheese with pancetta and Asiago cheese. Whatever your craving, you'll find something satisfying at these 2014 top 10 restaurants for American fare in Chicago, presented in alphabetical order.