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Chinatown eatery Yelp lists as home to Illinois’ best chicken – NBC Chicago

Chinatown eatery Yelp lists as home to Illinois’ best chicken – NBC Chicago
Chinatown eatery Yelp lists as home to Illinois’ best chicken – NBC Chicago

Fried chicken is known throughout the United States as a staple of Southern cuisine, but this delicious soul food can be found across the country, with different styles and preparations offering many unique ways to enjoy the dish.

A recent Yelp list set out to select the best chicken stir-fries in the country by analyzing restaurant reviews nationwide and selecting the restaurant with the best chicken option from each state.

When it comes to Illinois, a state known for its rich chicken tradition—from numerous Harold’s locations to small joints like Dell Rhea Chicken Basket in Willowbrook—the best chicken, according to Yelp, comes from a place you might not expect.

According to Yelp, the best chicken in Illinois can be found at Hello Jasmine in Chicago’s Chinatown.

The restaurant is also known for its Taiwanese dishes and bubble tea, and regularly receives rave reviews for its chicken.

As for neighboring Midwestern states, Shani’s Secret Chicken in Indianapolis took home the award for Indiana, while Butterbird was named home of Wisconsin’s best chicken.

For a complete Yelp list of the best chicken restaurants in each state, click here.