The Bad Apple
Hours: 4:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Monday-Wednesday; 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m. Thursday-Friday; 11:30 a.m.-3 a.m. Saturday; 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m. Sunday.
This hip restaurant in Chicago's North Center neighborhood has a lively bar scene most evenings, but with the all-fresh ingredients and the clever kids' menu it's also a great place for families. The restaurant promises food without chemicals, pesticides or hormones in any of its products. Pick from the menu or create your own burger. Fries come in a variety of flavors: truffle oil, firecracker, old bay, curry, minced garlic, sweet and spicy chipolte, creole and just plain. Even the ketchup is homemade.