Winter and soup go hand-in-hand. And since Chicago is so good at
delivering nice cold winters, we knew it would be great at bringing
us nice hot soups. Here are a few of our favorite spots in the
Find it here Soupbox
Why it's so yummy It's thick, creamy and
rich-almost like the savory soup version of ice cream. We love
combining two of our favorite soups, and they're more than happy to
mix them together to make one extraordinary soup.
Kids will love it Most of the flavors were
meant to mix together, but it's a little like a science experiment.
Choose two of your faves, and see if they work well together.
A bowl will cost $7.09 for the regular and
$9.14 for the bread bowl
While you're there, try this too Get the soup
in a bread bowl, and have fun eating your bowl when you're
Details 50 E. Chicago Ave., (312) 951-5900;
2943 Broadway, (773) 935-9800
Find it here Manny's
Why it's so yummy The salty, comforting soup
comes with the biggest matzoh ball you'll ever see. It's soft, warm
and tastes like home.
Kids will love it Pop the soup onto a tray,
cafeteria-style, just like school. And it's a challenge to finish
the entire matzoh ball.
A bowl will cost $3.75
While you're there, try this too Their corned
beef sandwiches are so massive, you'll have problems taking a bite.
So be prepared to make a mess-and have leftovers that'll take you
through at least one more meal.
Details 1141 S. Jefferson, (312)
Find it here Taste
of Lebanon Restaurant
Why it's so yummy This thick lentil soup is a
bowl of savory goodness, and it's enhanced with some mild spices
and lemon. Even if you don't think you like lentils, you'll
like this soup.
Kids will love it They'll be able to dip their
warm piece of pita bread into the soup-it's almost like playing
with your food.
A bowl will cost $2.49
While you're there, try this too The falafel
wrap is one of their signature items, and it's huge, crunchy and
Details 1509 Foster Ave., (773) 334-1600
Find it here Spicy Monkey Soup
Why it's so yummy It's made from scratch daily
and starts with a homemade vegetable stock base. Then the tomatoes
and fresh ingredients are added (no sugar or cream in this yummy,
healthy concoction) to become the perfect frosty weather soup.
Kids will love it It's a DIY soup. Add the
following at no additional cost: chicken, meatballs, broccoli,
peppers, pasta and rice.
A bowl will cost $5.50
While you're there, try this too You can't have
tomato soup without grilled cheese. Get the apple pie grilled
cheese sandwich, which comes stuffed with cheddar, bacon, brown
sugar and granny smith apples.
Details French Market, 131 N. Clinton St.,