It’s not easy to find good, affordable sushi near the Loop, which is why the fish-loving masses embrace Hot Woks Cool Sushi, located close to Millennium Park and the Art Institute. Yeah, the name is kind of cheesy, and sure, it looks like a chain (there are four Chicago locations), but don’t hold that against it. Choose from sushi, sashimi, or a wide range of maki (I prefer the simple ones here, like spicy tuna and salmon avocado, over the more elaborate and more expensive options). Mixed parties, meaning those with non-sushi lovers, will be relieved to find a number of traditional Chinese-American options, like beef and broccoli or General Tso's chicken, and noodle dishes. Bonus: You can order online and pick up a bento box for an easy Millennium Park picnic.