09/26/2013 01:34 am ET Updated Nov 25, 2013

Fishing for Chicago's Best Seafood

by Jeff Pearl, Chicago City Guide for the Menuism Blog
Photos by Jeff Pearl

Any Chicagoan can see that the closest body of water is not anywhere you'd want to go fishing. My sister and brother-in-law went kayaking down the Chicago River last year and probably saw more dead fish than live ones. All that aside, there are some spots in Chicago that take large measures to serve up solid seafood options year round. Here are my ten favorites.

Chicago's Best Seafood Finds

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Fishing for Chicago's Best Seafood originally published on the Menuism Chicago Restaurants Blog.

Jeff Pearl has lived in the Chicagoland area his whole life, and is currently a medical student at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. Food has always been one of his passions. In his free time, Jeff enjoys cooking with his friends, going out to a new restaurant, or training for his next triathlon. In February 2010 he started writing about his dining experiences in his blog, Jeff Eats Chicago.