April 2016 update: On April 28, Portillo's announced plans to build a restaurant in Normal. Read more here.
Portillo's, which is the main entity within The Portillo Restaurant Group, is a chain of restaurants that specialize in serving Chicago-style food such as Chicago-style hot dogs and Italian beef sandwiches. Portillo's is located primarily throughout the Chicago metropolitan area, and also has two locations in southern California plus two in the Phoenix metropolitan area. (Wikipedia)
A Facebook page with thousands of likes: Bring Portillo's to Bloomington–Normal, Illinois