Chicago’s Polish population is among the largest outside of Poland, so it’s not surprising that the city has some of the best Polish food in the world. From places that span decades to newcomers that are putting modern spins on classic recipes, there are plenty of good options. Here are the top picks for hearty Polish meals full of soups, dumplings, potato pancakes, and paczki.
As of June 11, Chicago restaurants have fully reopened and the city has lifted restrictions on capacity, masking, and social distancing. For updated information on coronavirus cases, please visit the city of Chicago’s COVID-19 dashboard. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following safety guidelines. The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is available here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Find a local vaccination site here.Read More