The first commercial popcorn machine was invented here in Chicago and introduced at the Columbian Exposition in 1893. So it's little surprise that popcorn shops have been popping up in our city ever since. Here are five that are worth a stop-especially on National Popcorn Day (Jan. 19.)
Note: You can never go wrong with the Chicago Mix, a classic invented right in our fair city, but if you're looking to branch out a little, we have a few new suggestions.