Jollibee Skokie Grand Opening photo courtesy of Youtube
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Jollibee Is Deemed Among The Hottest Restaurants In Chicago

Chicago Eater tags Jollibee as one of the hottest restaurants in Chicago

There is no denying that Jollibee is continuously making waves in other parts of the globe. In fact, a well-renowned online publication in Chicago – named Eater – has billed the brand as one of the hottest restaurants in the place for September 2016.

Jollibee Skokie is one of the hottest restaurants in Chicago
Jollibee Skokie is one of the hottest restaurants in Chicago

For the uninitiated, Eater is a go-to site for those who wish to know what’s new in the dining scene in different areas of the United States, such as New York, Las Vegas, Chicago and San Francisco. The publication is pushing out the Eater Heatmap in a monthly basis, giving readers ideas about the newest, most famous places to dine-in.

Jollibee Skokie

Located in Skokie, Illinois, the restaurant currently goes head-to-head with other popular eating places in this part of the globe, including Roister, Giant along Logan Square and Lena Brava, a restaurant seated in Randolph Street.

Jollibee is now known in the place as the “fast food phenomenon that had drawn a throng of joyous fans just north of the border.”

Eater specifically praised Jollibee’s Jolly Spaghetti, Yamburger and Chickenjoy.

Opened Last July

The Skokie branch of Jollibee initially started to operate on July 29. Up to now, Jollibee Skokie is continuously gaining grounds – in fact, it is consistently receiving lots of good reviews not just from the Filipino community but from Americans as well.

It is now nearly two months since it first opened its doors, but until now, this Jollibee branch continues to see long queues of a lot of foodies who wish to have a taste of various Jollibee meals. And, yes, Eater’s recommendation is just one validation of the brand’s popularity in Chicago.

Jollibee Skokie Grand Opening photo courtesy of Youtube
Jollibee Skokie Grand Opening photo courtesy of Youtube

The Global Chief Marketing Officer of Jollibee, Francis Flores, said that it is humbling to see how the people of Skokie has embraced the presence of Jollibee in the area.

“[T]he smiles we encountered reminded us of the joy that Jollibee brings,” he said. “It also makes us proud to see a Filipino brand being recognized globally.”

If you wish to check out Eater’s list of best new Chicago restaurants, head on over to this link:

The Filipino brand is without a doubt a well-loved eating place not just in the Philippines but in other countries as well.

Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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