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Bar FoodWine Bar
Where to go for all things shaken and stirred.
July 12, 2023
Where to drink tea, eat tiny desserts, and feel like the main character of a Victorian novel.
November 30, 2023
From hot chocolate to ice skating, it’s time to get into the holiday spirit.
December 6, 2022
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Ukrainian VillageWest Town
Fulton MarketWest Loop
Whether you're looking for a terrace that fits 30 or an indoor room for a group of 10, here are your best options for private dining.
A 17-course “new wave” nigiri omakase in a speakeasy setting.
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
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 29, 2023
For when you need something a bit sexier than The Wiener's Circle at 3am.
September 26, 2023
Sushi By Scratch is a River East sushi restaurant with a fun omakase experience full of non-traditional nigiri.
September 21, 2023
Maman Zari is a Persian restaurant in Albany Park with a nine-course tasting menu.
August 9, 2023
Itoko is a Japanese restaurant in Lakeview from the team behind Momotaro. The sushi is good but it's also pricey.
July 21, 2023
Asador Bastian is a Spanish steakhouse in River North with incredible "boutique" beef.
July 20, 2023
Chicago Firehouse is a steakhouse in a historic building in the South Loop.
June 30, 2023
Ever is a very expensive tasting-menu restaurant in Fulton Market.
June 29, 2023
Fioretta is an Italian steakhouse in Fulton Market with old-school charm and new-age appeal.
June 23, 2023
Trying to book a dinner at this secret tasting menu spot feels like a scavenger hunt, but it's great if you want a unique dining experience.
May 5, 2023
LondonHouse is a hotel right on the river that offers afternoon tea with beautifully decorated sweets.
April 24, 2023
The Langham is a five-star hotel where you can enjoy a formal afternoon tea.
April 6, 2023
The Drake is a historic four-star hotel on the Magnificent Mile that offers a solid traditional afternoon tea.
The Peninsula is a five-star hotel that oozes luxury and serves one of our favorite afternoon tea experiences.
The Ritz-Carlton is a five-star hotel and is one of our favorites spots for a relaxing afternoon tea.
The Pendry is a four-star hotel on Michigan Avenue and has an afternoon tea that doesn’t take itself too seriously.
Kyoten is an expensive omakase-only sushi restaurant in Logan Square. Keep it in mind for your next ultra-special occasion.
March 1, 2023