What did we do to deserve the hunky Cubano – a pressed sandwich with citrus-garlic-marinated pork and ham – at such a thrifty price? Or the pork “Guava-Q”, Cuban-style espresso or steak-and-egg breakfast sandwich? There’s always a decent crowd filling the plain wood tables and lounge chairs and tapping at the free wi-fi (ask at the counter for the password). No wonder. Low-cost, high-quality food like this is rare, which is why foodies have crowned it the South Loop’s value king. It’s attached to the Chicago Hostel.