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Aziz Ansari, Chicago Food: A Love Story (PHOTOS)

Aziz Ansari poses on arrival for the GQ Men of the Year Party at Chateau Marmont on Sunset Blvd., in Hollywood, California, o
Aziz Ansari poses on arrival for the GQ Men of the Year Party at Chateau Marmont on Sunset Blvd., in Hollywood, California, on November 13, 2012. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Aziz Ansari, the noted food-loving standup comic and star of 'Parks and Recreation" has never had a shortage of good things to say about his favorite eats.

On Sunday, Ansari -- apparently running late for his flight out of Chicago's O'Hare International Airport -- took to Twitter to frantically find someone who could help him secure a torta from celebrity chef Rick Bayless' Torta Frontera.

The comedian was apparently in Chicago over the weekend and forgot about the two airport locations until it was too late; Ansari told his more than 2.4 million Twitter followers he would reimburse someone and offer them free tickets to his next Chicago show if a few tortas could be secured before takeoff. The hungry funnyman even tried to leverage his Executive Platinum status with American Airlines to get the pre-flight meal.

(See the slideshow below to learn if Aziz got his torta.)

In the download-only standup special Ansari released earlier this year, the comedian included a list of his favorite restaurant recommendations (which included one well-known Chicago hot dog spot).

HuffPost took a look back at some of Ansari's favorite moments with Chicago food and it's pretty clear that while many options aren't budget-friendly, the guy has good taste.

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