1. Honey Butter Fried Chicken3361 N Elston Ave, Chicago
2. IVMe222 W Ontario St, Chicago
3. Frontier1072 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago
4. Irish American Heritage Center4626 N Knox Ave, Chicago
5. Public House400 N State St, Chicago
6. Schubas Tavern3159 N Southport Ave, Chicago
7. Thalia Hall1807 S Allport St, Chicago
This Avondale quick-serve is a fried chicken lover's mecca that's doing great things for fast-casual dining and antibiotic-free, cage-free, humanely-raised chicken. The menu includes stellar sandwiches complemented with toppings like jalapeño mayo, Thai green curry, and the namesake honey butter; plus two, four, and eight-piece fried chicken plates served with corn muffins. There are quintessential Southern sides (we see you, pimento mac & cheese), plus dump cake for dessert. A balanced meal indeed.
Hit the bottle hard last night? Can't seem to function off your normal BEC & Bloody Mary hangover remedy? Head to IVMe, where they will literally IV you with tons of nutrients to help kick your hangover instantly. Seriously.
It may not be the final frontier, but with ice-taps pouring 16 traditional and seasonal brews, a meat heavy menu featuring specialty sausages, steaks, and "Animal Service", flat screen TVs, and a beer garden, you won't need to explore any further. Allied: Ready yourself for Animal Service with some Smith & Forge, the hard cider that's built strong -- built from Apples and built to Refresh.
This 86,000sqft building on Chi's Northwest side fosters the practice, study, and celebration of Irish, Celtic, and Irish-American cultural traditions, and is home to the annual Irish American Heritage Festival.
Public House, a Near North sports bar, has surprisingly outstanding burgers and a unique brew selection. Just get there early to beat the crowd!
This American-style music venue and bar is a great place for a Friday night on the town.
Thalia Hall is an iconic structure in Pilsen that's been filled with three layers of awesome: a punch-filled cocktail bar in the basement, a beer hall that complements your suds with rustic cuisine on the main floor, and a music venue/event space upstairs.