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Chicken With A Cause

April 18, 2014

We’ve just about seen it all when it comes to politically and socially correct ingredient sourcing – certified organic, fair trade, non GM, the list goes on. But trust us, you’ve never met a food quite as ethically evolved as new Chicago eatery Leghorn’s chicken. These birds not only support gay rights (2% of profits are donated to pro LGBT organisations), they come exclusively from sustainable farms, and they even supply customers with free Leghorn branded birth control with purchase. Honestly, these chooks make Greenpeace look like the Gestapo.

So besides the ability to eat to excess without the slightest hint of guilt, what else can one expect when pulling up a perch or taking away? The answer is a delectable array of expertly fried chicken sandwiches (hot or pickle brined) on homemade buns or buttermilk biscuits; grilled chicken bowls with quinoa, kale, carrots and blue cheese; unbelievably juicy, chunky tenders; and a slew of tasty sides spanning handcut nori fries, shaved veggie slaw and green chili hush puppies. Naturally, with such an appealing across-the-board offering, demand runs high, and with daily stocks limited they shutter when sold out (nb: that was in under 90 mins on opening day!), so best round up your flock and get in early to lay hands on this chicken with a cause.

959 N Western Ave / +1 773 394 4444 /