As tends to happen with the busiest breakfast spots in the city, Kanela has multiplied. There are six locations now, but this is the original, still serving their popular Greek-influenced brunch. There are at least four options for French toast on a given day, and plenty of different egg dishes. Be sure to get some of the sweet cinnamon monkey bread to split for the table.
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Crisp is one of Chicago’s best wing spots, and it’s all about the Seoul Sassy jumbo wings here. Get them delivered or pop in for a quick bite.
Coda Di Volpe
Coda Di Volpe is a family-friendly restaurant in Lakeview serving Italian food and wood-fired pizzas.
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Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken
Gus’s has great fried chicken in a cool Fulton Market loft space. Expect a bit of heat from their trademark cayenne heavy seasoning.
Flo is a Mexican-American restaurant best saved for the weekends, because the weekends are when you eat Huevos Rancheros & Fruity Pebbles French Toast
Nico Osteria is a seafood-focused Italian restaurant in the Gold Coast’s Thompson Hotel.
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Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits
Any restaurant with the words “Pie” and “Biscuit” in its name is probably a place you want to go.
The Chicago Diner
The Chicago Diner is vegan and vegetarian restaurant that even meat eaters might like.
The Breakfast Club & Grill
The Breakfast Club is a cute little neighborhood diner that's ideal for an easy breakfast, brunch, or lunch any day of the week.
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