Parson’s Chicken & Fish

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Fried Chicken and Cold Beer in Logan Square

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Picnic tables. Buckets of fried chicken. Cans of ice-cold beer.

That sounds a lot like summer. But we just looked at the calendar. Nope, not summer.

That only leaves one explanation: Parson’s Chicken & Fish, the long-awaited new enterprise from the Longman & Eagle crew, is finally soft-open in Logan Square.

Imagine if Harold’s Chicken Shack and Big Star had a love child. That’s basically this. You’ve got a lot of fried food. You’ve got an amazing sun-dappled patio. You’ve got a lot of people with tattoos and thick-framed glasses.

If you want a good old-fashioned bucket of fried chicken, Texas toast and an ice-cold can of Mexican beer, that’s what you shall have. Then again, if you want a Negroni Slushy and some crudo or whipped cod fritters, you shall have that, too.

Just be ready for a pretty jam-packed feel. The inside contains only five booths, and right now they’re only serving beer and cocktails at the backyard picnic tables. But actually, it’s not a bad place to hang out and enjoy all the pleasures a Sour Patch–rimmed margarita can provide while you wait for a table.

And if that’s not enough, just for show, they’ve got an old El Camino parked out front.

The most pleasurable of pickup/sedan hybrids.


Parson’s Chicken & Fish
2952 W Armitage Ave
(at Humboldt Blvd)
Chicago, IL, 60647


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