Stroll through tiny La Unica supermercado to the counter in back, tune out the extra-loud soap opera on Telemundo, and order yourself the boneless breast of chicken cooked in butter (yes!) and herbs. It will break your heart. As will the saucy black beans with bay leaves and fried plantains you’ll get on the side. Cops are always eating here, so you know it’s good, and you’ll be safe, too. Some other publication said La Unica had the best Cuban sandwich in Chicago, but there’s so much more.
1515 West Devon
Best of Chicago 2010