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It’s not easy to find good, affordable sushi near the Loop, which is why the fish-loving masses embrace Hot Wok 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 options, like beef and broccoli or General Tso chicken, and noodle dishes. Bonus: you can order online and pick up a Bento box for an easy Millennium Park picnic.