There are a number of Harold’s in the city, and these casual counter spots all focus on fried chicken and fish, plus things like fries, coleslaw, and spicy wings. Not all locations are created equal (they can vary in service and quality), but the one near McCormick Place is reliably good.
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14 Parish is a Caribbean restaurant in the South Loop that’s very close to McCormick Place.
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Budacki’s is a hot dog stand in Ravenswood that also serves Crisp’s korean chicken wings.
Centennial Crafted Beer & Eatery
Centennial is a laid-back restaurant in River North serving craft beer and pub food with an Indian twist.
Saint Lou’s Assembly
Saint Lou’s Assembly is a throwback restaurant reminiscent of a 1950′s cafeteria-style meat and three. It also has an excellent outdoor patio.
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Parson’s Chicken & Fish
Parson’s Fried Chicken & Fish serves good fried chicken on the best patio in town. This is an excellent hangout spot when it’s nice outside.
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