Publican and Avec are two of our favorite restaurants, but it’s easy to forget about the fine dining spot from the same restaurant group that preceded them both. Blackbird does beautifully plated American food in a minimalist environment - a complete departure from the heaping platters of pork at Publican and the crazy-crowded space at Avec.
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Monteverde is an Italian restaurant in the West Loop. It sounds boring on paper, but there’s so much more to it than that. Excellent food all around.
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The Publican is a Medieval styled mecca of all things beer, pork, and oysters. If that's not appealing, you can't sit with us.
Alinea truly is an experience. There's a reason it's considered one of the best restaurants in the world.
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