Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba is a tapas in Lincoln Park restaurant that’s been around for a long time. It’s ideal for a lot of occasions.
Claire SchlaflyJanuary 21, 2022
The Loyalist is a nice basement bar and restaurant with good food and drinks.
Written bySam Faye
Fulton MarketWest Loop
Momotaro is a great Japanese restaurant in the West Loop.
Sam FayeJanuary 14, 2022
Quartino is an Italian small plates spot in River North.
RPM Steak can hang with the Chicago steakhouse classics any day.
Claire SchlaflyJanuary 14, 2022
Gold CoastOld Town
Funky, fresh, and delicious.
Seven Lions is a fine place. Not good, not bad, but it serves a purpose if you need a generic menu in the Loop.
Joe’s is consistently one of the best steakhouses in town, and you shouldn’t even order steak. Stone crabs are where it’s at.
Bill and Giuliana Rancic force us to like them with excellent Italian food in a trendy setting.
Gene & Georgetti is a classic Chicago steakhouse that’s as old-school as they come.
Frontera Grill is a famous Mexican restaurant in River North
Gold CoastNear North Side
Hugo’s is a classic seafood spot, and the fish counterpart to Gibsons’ steaks.
Caitlin DoermerJanuary 14, 2022
Balena is a simple but still nice Italian restaurant that’s good for a lot of occasions.
Blackbird is an upscale restaurant in the West Loop with tasting menu options and a great weekday lunch.
Written byJosh Barnett
Beatrix is a casual and versatile restaurant in River North.
Irazu is a laid-back Costa Rican restaurant with an excellent patio and a BYOB policy.
Carnivale is a Latin fusion restaurant in Fulton Market.
Adrian KaneAugust 9, 2019
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.