Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

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Chicago travelers can pick up fresh organic greens at the O'Hare Urban Garden.


Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

Terminal 1

Café Zoot allows travelers to create their own healthful sandwiches with choices including lettuce, tomatoes, bell peppers, and mushrooms.

Saladworks lets you customize salads, sandwiches, and wraps. Grab the garden deluxe salad or wrap, if you’re in a hurry. It’s packed with leafy greens, radiatori pasta, sun-dried tomatoes, shredded carrots, cucumbers, sliced mushrooms, and broccoli.

Tortas Frontera by Rick Bayless offers roasted garlic mushrooms with black beans and a Taqueria salad with arugula, romaine, radishes, avocado,  roasted poblano peppers, red onions, cilantro, and crunchy tortilla strips.

Terminal 2

CIBO Express Gourmet Market has a large selection of healthful grab-and-go meals, including kale salads, Asian noodles, tabbouleh, couscous salads, roasted root vegetables, and tofu vegetable wraps. For a quick snack, grab whole fruit or hummus with jícama, carrots, peppers, and celery.

Wicker Park Sushi offers four different types of veggie sushi rolls, including a Special Veggie Roll with Japanese root vegetables, in addition to edamame, seaweed salad, and miso soup. An Asian salad comes with baby greens, Napa cabbage, carrots, daikon, tomatoes,  tofu, nuts, and dried fruit.

Terminal 3

B Smooth allows travelers to build their own salads with fresh greens, grape tomatoes, cucumbers, broccoli, green peas, roasted sunflower seeds, chickpeas, beets, sweet corn, dried cranberries, and Kalamata olives. Create a fruit smoothie with soy milk, fresh berries, bananas, and peaches.

Burrito Beach offers grilled vegetable tacos, black bean burritos, veggie chili, and a Mexican quinoa salad with greens, roasted peppers, black beans, salsa, and guacamole.

ICE Drinks and Dishes and Bubbles Wine Bar both offer Mediterranean veggie plates packed with grilled eggplant, zucchini, and a white bean salad.

O'Briens dishes out fresh salads and pairs a green pepper wrap with cucumbers, tomatoes, spinach, carrots, celery, and cilantro.

O'Hare's Urban Garden is the world’s first aeroponic airport garden, growing fresh herbs, like basil and cilantro, and lettuce on site. It serves healthful grab-and-go options, from hummus vegetable trays and bean salads to fresh fruit.

Terminal 5

Big Bowl steams tofu and vegetables and serves them over hearty brown rice.

The Goddess & Grocer has a vegan Garden Goddess wrap with avocado, sprouts, cucumber, shredded carrots, diced tomatoes, beets, spinach, lettuce, and Goddess dressing in a wheat wrap.

Tocco offers salads with mixed greens, olives, zucchini, and almonds, vegetable pizza with artichokes and olives, and pasta with crushed tomatoes, basil, and black pepper.