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Kuma's Corner Tops Yelp's 2010 Best Of List

Yelp just released its Top 10 Restaurants of 2010 list and Kuma's Corner took the top spot. The list, compiled by a combination of average star rating, total review count, total checkins and how many Yelpers bookmarked the business during the year, meshes with the trend that people were still dining out, but wanted to spend less.

The majority of the list comprises lesser-expensive places that still churn out quality grub. Most of the restaurants either serve well-priced small plates (Purple Pig, Girl & The Goat) or have delicious food that won't break the bank (Big Star, XOCO, Crisp).

The only place on the list that really has more-expensive entree items is The Publican, but the quality of the mussels and pork chef Brian Huston is putting out is clearly a draw.

Yelp's Top 10 Best Restaurants of 2010:

1) Kuma's Corner
2) Hot Doug's
4) Purple Pig
5) The Publican
6) Revolution Brewing Co.
7) Girl & The Goat
8) Big Star
9) Crisp
10) Smoque BBQ

Kuma's Corner [Photo: Mike Barish/Flickr]

Hot Doug's

3324 North California Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618 Visit Website


449 North Clark Street, , IL 60654 (312) 661-1434 Visit Website

Big Star

1531 North Damen Avenue, , IL 60622 (773) 235-4039 Visit Website

Kuma's Corner

2900 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL