Celebrate National French Fry Day with these Chicago and suburban locations!
Wednesday, July 13 is National French Fry Day! Whether paired with a juicy burger or eaten alone, celebrate at any of these Chicago and suburban locations where fries turn from beloved side into the main course.
Forget the ketchup, Au Cheval pairs their fries sunny side up! The late night bar and diner features crispy fries with mornay sauce, garlic aoli and topped with a farm fresh fried egg. Wash it down with any of their signature strong drinks for the perfect bar pairing. Only a 5 minute walk from Catalyst Apartments or an 8 minute walk from Arkadia Towers.
Dusek’s Board and Beer takes the classic ketchup and fries to a new level. Their beef fat frites are paired with homemade harissa ketchup, given a spicy kick with Serrano peppers, garlic, red pepper powder and coriander. Try with the house burger or their sausage sandwich, only a 15 minute ride on the 18 bus from AMLI 900.
Enjoy French fries European-style at the Chicago French Market located under Ogilvie Transportation Center! Visit the Amsterdam-style Frietkoten fry shack and enjoy traditional Belgian fries with over 20 different sauces, served in a paper cone. Grab some for lunch or pair with their Belgian beers for a relaxing commute. Only a 4 minute walk from Presidential Towers or a 5 minute walk from Catalyst Apartments.
Enjoy a local fast-food favorite serving up Chicago-style fair – and fries! Portillo’s originally started as a hot dog stand in Villa Park, IL, by Dick Portillo in 1963 and has now expanded as far as California. Get an order of regular, crispy fries or cheese loaded fries along with Chicago dogs and burgers. The Elmhurst location is only a 7 minute ride from Elm Creek Apartments.