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October 7, 2022
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February 7, 2023
Our favorite spots for a date night in the neighborhood.
July 7, 2022
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Ukrainian VillageHumboldt Park
Gaoku is a cocktail bar and izakaya in Humboldt Park with delicious Japanese-Thai dishes.
November 28, 2023
Hidden below Diversey, MFK is a great place for seafood and pretending you’re on the coast of Spain.
November 16, 2023
Argot is the restaurant inside of Verve Wines that's a good place to hang, drink, and eat some decent French food.
November 14, 2023
Atelier is a small New American tasting menu restaurant in Lincoln Square that's great for a special occasion, but works just as well when you want to liven up a boring Tuesday night.
November 2, 2023
Anelya is a great Avondale restaurant with delicious, creative takes on Ukrainian cuisine.
November 1, 2023
La Encantada is a quiet sit-down restaurant in Humboldt Park with great Mexican food and an artfully curated space.
October 13, 2023
Ummo is a busy Italian restaurant that's a decent option for a nice-but-not-stuffy dinner in River North.
October 10, 2023
Yellowtail is a good BYOB sushi spot in Lakeview.
September 29, 2023
Queen Mary Tavern is a rustic cocktail bar in Wicker Park with great drinks and a $1 oyster Happy Hour.
September 27, 2023
Sushi By Scratch is a River East sushi restaurant with a fun omakase experience full of non-traditional nigiri.
September 21, 2023
Nomonomo Sushi is a sushi restaurant in Logan Square from the Ramen Wasabi team.
September 19, 2023
Helmand is a fantastic Afghan restaurant in Albany Park with delicious kabobs and Uzbeki palao.
September 11, 2023
Bistro Monadnock is a great French restaurant inside of the the historic Monadnock building in the Loop.
August 31, 2023
Shanghai Terrace is a fancy Chinese restaurant inside of the Peninsula Hotel on the Mag Mile.
August 16, 2023
Bar 504 is a luxurious River North cocktail lounge on the second floor of Le Select.
Itoko is a Japanese restaurant in Lakeview from the team behind Momotaro. The sushi is good but it's also pricey.
July 21, 2023
Apero is a small wine bar in North Center.
July 17, 2023
Ada Street is a cute small plates restaurant in Bucktown with a hidden back patio.
July 14, 2023
Warlord is a fantastic Avondale restaurant with an ever-changing menu full of vegetables, meat, and seafood cooked with live fire.
July 7, 2023
Nomonomo is a Logan Square izakaya from the same team behind Ramen Wasabi next door.
June 30, 2023
Moody Tongue is a South Loop brewery with a tasting menu, good beer, and an excellent German chocolate cake.
June 29, 2023
Daisies in Logan Square serves excellent housemade pasta that will make you want to eat your vegetables.
June 27, 2023
Mas Alla Del Sol is a casual Mexican Restaurant in Edgewater.
June 22, 2023