7 Down Home Southern Restaurants In Illinois With The Best Comfort Food
By Elizabeth Crozier|Published May 10, 2017
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
When you’re craving something juicy to settle your hunger (and maybe your weekly stress), southern comfort food is the way to go. We may not be the Deep South, but Illinois has plenty of fried, saucy deliciousness to satisfy any need.
Y’all have to go out and eat at one of these down home restaurants. Scroll through to find the closest comfort zone near you.