Chicago’s Best Restaurant for Hot Summer Nights? Parson Chicken and Fish in Logan Sqaure

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Chicago’s Best Restaurant for Hot Summer Nights? Parson Chicken and Fish in Logan Sqaure

In this landscape of hyper esoteric menus, it is refreshing to break bread-or, ham hock hush puppies in an al fresco situation that offers high flavor and low pretension. Just west of the city, Parsons Chicken and Fish is a beacon for hipsters with a penchant for honest food and drink that is fast, simple and cheap. The patio (which becomes an ice skating rink during the winter) has a cult following for its $8 negroni slushies, buttermilk fried chicken, light-as-air fish fry and crunchy cool sides that merge old school dishes with modern zip.

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Amy Tara Koch
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Amy Tara Koch is an author, journalist and television personality. Amy has appeared on CNN, Today, Steve Harvey, Access Hollywood, FOX and the CBS Early Show. Koch is a family travel expert for The New York Times and Travel + Leisure and contributes to The New York Times, T+L, Food & Wine, Marie Claire, Huffington Post, Chicago Sun-Times, Town & Country, Departures, American Way and Mandarin Oriental Magazine.