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Logan SquarePalmer Square
Sometimes the sequel is better than the original, and that’s the case with Kyoten Next Door—a fantastic omakase in Logan Square.
September 13, 2023
Asador Bastian is a Spanish steakhouse in River North with incredible "boutique" beef.
July 20, 2023
Fioretta is an Italian steakhouse in Fulton Market with old-school charm and new-age appeal.
June 23, 2023
When you want great pizza that doesn’t involve a plate full of cheese and garlic buttercrust.
March 17, 2023
Chicago Magic Lounge is a cocktail bar and theater where you can watch a magic show while you drink.
March 16, 2023
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March 14, 2023
Kyoten is an expensive omakase-only sushi restaurant in Logan Square. Keep it in mind for your next ultra-special occasion.
March 1, 2023
Chicago Cut is a great steakhouse right on the river ideal for special occasions and power business meals.
February 1, 2023
Bar Esmé is a great upscale Lincoln Park restaurant that's attached to tasting menu spot Esmé.
January 10, 2023
Monteverde is the best Italian restaurant in Chicago. Order lots of pasta.
August 22, 2022
Au Cheval in the West Loop has our favorite Chicago burger, but that’s not the only great thing on the menu.
Gilt Bar is the rare River North spot that’s easy to get into, and also has great food. Prepare for a lot of meat, butter, and salt.
A Lincoln Park classic serving pizza pot pies.
Mako is a fancy omakase-only restaurant in the West Loop.
Omakase Yume is a very good omakase-only sushi restaurant in the West Loop.
Prime & Provisions is the kind of steakhouse that fits a few different needs. Steaks are good, plus a few wildcard dishes elevate things to the next step.
Taxim is a great Greek spot in Wicker Park.
Humboldt ParkLogan Square
Parson’s Fried Chicken & Fish serves good fried chicken on the best patio in town. This is an excellent hangout spot when it’s nice outside.