Warm Up With Soup at These Best Local Spots in Chicago and the Suburbs
The current polar Chicago temperatures mean your lunch order has already been decided: hot, steamy soup. Coincidentally, January is also National Soup Month. Brave the cold and hit up these Best Local spots in Chicago and the suburbs to warm up with a bowl or two.
There’s more than bready items at Best Local The Bagel (3107 N Broadway) in Lakeview. This Jewish deli has classic items like geflite fish and roast brisket, plus a solid soup list. Choose from matzo ball soup, chicken broth with homemade kreplach, vegetarian chili, mish-mash soup, and more. An 11-minute ride on the 36 bus from Belden Stratford in Lincoln Park!
For an extensive soup menu in the suburbs, check out the Best Local hidden gem Pickerman’s Soup & Sandwich (535 W Fairway Dr., Ste. 115) in Naperville. This family-owned spot boasts a lengthy soup list that includes broccoli cheddar, potato cream cheese, lobster bisque, roasted garlic tomato, and more. Pair your bowl of soup with one of its popular sandwiches or paninis. An 11-minute drive from Lincoln at the Parks in Naperville!
Get Asian fusion soups and sandwiches at suburban Best Local spot Zenwich (416 N York St., Ste. B) in Elmhurst. Grab a different soup every day of the week, like the pork sesame miso soup on Mondays and the chicken watercress soup on Wednesdays. Any soup will pair well with the recommended crab cake sandwich! A 12-minute drive from Elm Creek Apartments in Elmhurst. Not ready to brave the cold? Zenwich delivers!