For six years, the Tribune has been giving Dining Awards to restaurants and chefs whom our critics believe are creating some of the best food in Chicago. We value your opinion on that, too — which is why, this year, we added a Readers' Choice division to the awards, asking you to vote for your favorites among the classic and the new restaurants that help make Chicago one of the best food cities in the country.
FloAny spot that serves Fruity Pebbles French Toast is aces in our book — plus, there's free coffee while you wait!Flo, 1434 West Chicago Avenue (near North Bishop Street); 312-243-0477. #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/chicago-restaurants-instagram#slide-11
Gourmet doughnut shops have popped up all over Chicago lately, so you’d think the appeal would be becoming a bit … uh … stale. Wrong. After tasting the moist cakes, sweet glaze and creative flavors (glazed pineapple and bacon), Chicagoans can’t get enough. Here are seven of our favorite spots.