Finding The Best Restaurants Near Me

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Do you ever wonder how to find the best Chinese restaurants near me? You probably have a select few establishments that you hit often in your daily and weekly routines, but while they might be restaurants that best fit your schedule and budget, are they really the best eating places around? It’s always good to broaden your horizons and try out new places, especially when they might prove to be unique dining experiences you never forget. There are a handful of ways to find such places, so keep reading to learn how you can learn about the greatest places to eat wherever you are.

The first place to check for great restaurant suggestions is also possibly the most obvious, and that’s local food critics. Check the local newspaper, featured on Google sites of local news and radio stations, and any local print periodicals for their food and restaurant writers. These columnists make a living checking out restaurants and their advice is not to be taken lightly. One thing to keep in mind here is that you shouldn’t discount the advice or opinions of a writer whose work does not feature a head shot or photo, as many restaurant critics try to keep their physical identity confidential so they are not recognized and then treated unusually well when they walk into a restaurant.

Once you check with the local food critics, then also consult the local foodie community. Finding this can take a little more work. It could be a newsletter, a number of Internet forums, or even a social media group. Since these are fans and not professional critics, things are going to be a lot more informal and casual, but you’ll also find a wealth of information that possibly surpasses the professional critics in sheer volume.

The third and next stop in your journey for the best restaurants around you is going to be popular opinion. Check online review sites for customer feedback and ratings of any restaurant or eating place in your area. While many of the criteria may be factors that do not determine a “best” status (like location, kid’s menus, or budget specials), you can still learn quite a bit.

One particular thing to note in your restaurant search is to look for independent establishments that have been open for ten years or more. That’s long enough to be considered a “local classic,” and any restaurant that’s not part of a chain that stays in business that long is doing something right and worth a look.

You can use all these ideas to find the best restaurants around you, but also keep them in mind if you ever have travel coming up. If you wonder what would the nearest Indian restaurants or other the best restaurants near me be when I’m on the road, you can apply these same techniques to determine where you should eat when away from home. Make sure to repeat your search about once a year so that you don’t miss out on new restaurants or older ones that have turned themselves around.

Breakfast – 600 W CHICAGO AVE – 7am-9am

Spicy Chicken Biscuit, Chicken and Cheddar, Bacon/Egg/Cheddar, Sausage/Egg/Cheddar, Sausage/Cheddar, Bacon/Cheddar, Egg/Cheddar

Lunch – UNIVERSITY of CHICAGO – 11am-1pm

Spicy Fred Chicken and Herb Seasoned Fried Chicken

Spicy Chicken Filet Sandwich and Nashville Hot Chicken Filet Sandwich

Sides: Buttermilk Biscuit, Hand Cut Potato Chips, Cucumber Coleslaw

Distance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder…

Okay folks, prepare those sad faces. The Roost Food Truck will be off the road September 8th through September 12th. The old gal is going in for some major surgery this week. The prognosis looks positive and the doctors are expecting a full recovery, however, she’ll have to stay off her feet for a few days. Keep up with us on Twitter for updates.

In the meantime, here’s your excuse to finally make it up to our restaurant at 1467 W. Irving Park Rd. It’s like the truck, but with chairs.

Breakfast @ Clark and Monroe.7:00-9:00am

Spicy Chicken Biscuit, Chicken & Cheddar Biscuit, Bacon, Egg & Cheddar Biscuit, Sausage, Egg & Cheddar Biscuit, Bacon & Cheddar, Sausage & Cheddar, Egg & Cheddar

Lunch @ Clark and Monroe 11:00-1:00pm

Bone In Fried Chicken

Herb Seasoned or Spicy

Sandwiches

Spicy Chicken Filet with Chipotle Buttermilk Ranch or Nashville Hot Chicken Filet with Dill Pickles

Sides

Buttermilk Biscuit, Cucumber Coleslaw, Peach Cobbler, Hand Cut Potato Chips

Breakfast @ Clark and Monroe 7:00-9:00am

Spicy Chicken Biscuit, Chicken & Cheddar Biscuit, Bacon, Egg & Cheddar Biscuit, Sausage, Egg & Cheddar Biscuit, Bacon & Cheddar, Sausage & Cheddar, Egg & Cheddar

Lunch @ Clark and Monroe 11:00-1:00pm

Bone In Fried Chicken

Herb Seasoned or Spicy

Sandwiches

Spicy Chicken Filet with Chipotle Buttermilk Ranch or Nashville Hot Chicken Filet with Dill Pickles

Sides

Buttermilk Biscuit, Cucumber Coleslaw, Peach Cobbler, Hand Cut Potato Chips

Breakfast, 600 W Chicago Ave, 7-9am

Spicy chicken biscuit, chicken and cheddar biscuit, bacon/egg/cheddar, sausage/egg/cheddar, egg and cheddar biscuit, sausage and cheddar biscuit, bacon nd cheddar biscuit

Lunch, University of Chicago, 11-1pm

Spicy fried chicken, herb seasoned fried chicken, Nashville hot chicken, spicy chicken filet sandwich, Nashville hot chicken filet sandwich.

Cucumber coleslaw, hand cut potato chips, peach cobbler, buttermilk biscuits.

Today’s Stops & Menu

Breakfast @ Clark and Monroe Ave 7:00-9:00

Biscuit Sandwiches: Chicken & Cheddar, Spicy Chicken, Bacon/Egg/Cheddar, Sausage/Egg/Cheddar,

Lunch @ Madison and Wacker 11:00-1:00

Herb Seasoned Fried Chicken – Spicy Fried Chicken – Nashville “Hot Chicken” – Spicy Fried Chicken Filet Sandwiches – Buffalo Fried Chicken Filet Sandwich – Nashville Hot Chicken Filet Sandwich

Buttermilk Biscuits, Cucumber Coleslaw, Hand Cut Potato Chips, Apple Cobbler

Breakfast @ 600 W. Chicago Ave. 6:30-8:30

Breakfast @ 600 W. Chicago Ave. 6:30-8:30

Chicken and Cheddar Biscuit, Spicy Chicken Biscuit, Bacon, Egg and Cheddar Biscuit, Sausage and Cheddar Biscuit

French Roast Coffee, Iced Coffee – Mocha/French Vanilla

Lunch @ NBC Tower, 11:00-1:00

Spicy Fried Chicken, Herb Seasoned Fried Chicken, Spicy Chicken Filet Sandwich, North Carolina Pulled Pork Sandwich

Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Peach Cobbler, Buttermilk Biscuits, Coleslaw