Lou Mitchell's father started this iconic Chicago family diner in 1923, specializing in breakfast, brunch, and lunch dishes. The fun part of Lou Mitchell's magic formula was added one day in 1958 when the restaurant began offering breakfast diners donut holes. A tradition was set in place, and since that day, millions of donut holes and boxes of milk duds have been sold. People from all over the world come to try Lou Mitchell's homemade food. It has been recognized both nationally and internationally with endless accolades. The list includes USA Today, American Way, newspapers, magazines, food critics, and television. "It's a must-see place."