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Written byAdrian Kane
Miku Sushi is a sushi restuarant in Lincoln Square with a great daily deal on maki.
Written byJohn Ringor
016 Restaurant is a Serbian spot in Lincoln Square.
Nisos is a large, Greek restaurant in the West Loop that's a lot of fun.
Green Light is a karaoke bar in West Ridge that serves Korean food and has private rooms.
Pequod’s is a fantastic deep-dish pizza place in Lincoln Park.
Tabu is a large Latin American restaurant in the West Loop.
Podhalanka is a casual cash-only restaurant in Noble Square.
Bronzeville Winery is an upscale American restaurant with a long wine list.
The Fifty/50 is a bar in Wicker Park with great chicken wings.
Del Toro is a casual Mexican restaurant in Pilsen with great margaritas.
Fulton MarketWest Loop
Lyra is a big, buzzy Greek restaurant in Fulton Market with average food.
Ruby's is a casual, sit-down restaurant in Albany Park serving Filipino food since 1997.
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Avli is a busy Greek restaurant in Lakeshore East with a rooftop patio and a view of the park.
West RidgeRogers Park
Gogi is a great Korean BBQ Restaurant in West Roger’s Park.
Written bySam Faye
Iron Age Korean Steakhouse is an AYCE KBBQ spot in Wicker Park.
San Soo Gab San is a classic Korean BBQ restaurant that has been in Lincoln Square since 1992.
Perilla is an upbeat Korean restaurant in the West Loop with great small plates.
Jiang Niu BBQ House is a fusion restaurant serving AYCE Korean and Dongbei-style BBQ.