Enjoyed on the shaded patio alongside a hunk of barbecued meat and an ice cold beer, these fritters are the perfect way to usher in the sweltering summer heat.
'Fat Willy's Rib Shack' on Serious Eats
In most parts of the country, rib tips are the unwanted bits from a properly trimmed spare rib. Fatty and absolutely riddled with bits of cartilage, they are hard to eat and about as delicate as a sledgehammer. But in Chicago they are the foundation of one of our city's most delicious culinary creations: the rib tip and hot link combo. Here's our look at the best in the city.