From the May issue:
Best Budget Chicken: Pecking Order
4416 N. Clark St., 773-907-9900, Uptown
All chicken, all the time — grilled, roasted, or fried — keeps people coming back. The flavors of the Philippines make meals special; homey presentations and a picnicky vibe put diners at ease. A half chicken with off-the-husk grilled sweet corn and Mom’s Pickles ($12.95) satisfies big appetites. Sandwiches like the Country Bird ($9) are another way to go. Don’t miss boozy Lean Back punch.