photo courtesy of Big Star
Wicker Park - Whether you're observing Lent or just in the mood for seafood, here are a few recommendations right in our own back yard:
1)Antique Taco or Big Star - Fish Tacos- Either of these spots are great for fish tacos. The Crispy Fish Tempura Tacos at Antique Taco are served with sriracha tartar sauce, smoked cabbage, chives, sesame. At Big Star the beer battered tilapia is served with chipotle may, cabbage, cilantro and lime.
Antique Taco- 1360 N. Milwaukee Avenue *** Big Star- 1531 N. Damen Avenue
2)Frontier Fish Fry Fridays
Now through Friday, April 11
$15 Fish Fry Fridays
observance of Lent beginning Friday, March 7, Frontier will offer $15
Fish Fry Fridays with rotating fish options, hushpuppies and hand-cut
fries. 1072 N. Milwaukee Avenue
3)Link's Taproom - Friday Fish Fry and New Menu additions. Link's Taproom recently added smelt to their daily menu and on Fridays they include a weekly fish fry. The fish fry includes: lake perch, a potato pancake, french fries, cole slaw and of course tartar sauce. You can wash it all down with your choice of 36 drafts. 1559 N. Milwaukee Avenue.
4)Mac's American Bar - Friday Fish Fry - every Friday through April 18th from 5:00pm - 11:00pm Mac's is serving up a fish fry & chips; through Lent only. 1801 W. Division Street.
5)Mariscos El Veneno - Seafood with a Mexican flair- Two blocks south of Division Street on Ashland, this tiny neighborhood gem serves everything from lobster to red snapper, prawns and more. And the price is very reasonable. 1024 N. Ashland Avenue. Additional details.
6)Takito Kitchen - Takito is offering a Sesame Tempura Shrimp Taco through April 11th only that includes: a sesame tortilla,
habanero turmeric aioli, napa cabbage, pickled carrots, Urban Till
cilantro. $15 for 3 or $19 for 4. Lunch or dinner. 2013 W. Division
7)The Savoy - Anything and everything - The Savoy brings globally inspired seafood and a raw bar to the heart of Wicker Park. So you have many options from which to choose. 1408 N. Milwaukee Avenue.