LEGHORN
Turns out the latest addition to Chicago’s fried chicken boom is serving up much more than tasty, crispy sandwiches with diet-defying sides. Leghorn Chicken, a foodie hotspot that opened last month in the city’s Ukrainian Village, makes it very clear they don’t share the politics of a certain other fried chicken outpost. Leghorn describes themselves as a “socially conscious” restaurant. Per their website, they “proudly and enthusiastically champion gay rights” by donating 2 percent of their profits to organizations that support gay rights and also plan to offer free birth control — in the form of Leghorn-branded condoms — at the counter. “We are emphatically uninterested in your organized religion, secular religion, agnosticism, atheism or nontheism,” the restaurant’s website reads. “Whatever tickles your pickle.” More