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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