Subway: Blue to Belmont(773) 604-8769 www.kumascorner.com41.939642 -87.700431 2900 W Belmont Ave (at Francisco Ave) Avondale, Chicago
Lunch, dinnerAverage main course: $12
The servers here sport more ink than a Bic factory, and the metal is cranked up so loud you can’t hear yourself talking, but therein lies the charm. Squeeze through the ass-to-elbows crowds and up to the long bar, where you might be in for a lengthy wait. What’s the draw? Well, the Slayer burger, for one—a pile of fries topped with a half-pound burger, chili, cherry peppers, andouille, onions and Jack cheese on a pretzel bun. That, and the extensive menu of craft beers, including plenty of limited-edition local brews to get before they’re gone.