This place is run by the same folks who own Scofflaw, and it’s located right around the corner in Logan Square. Scofflaw has limited options for food, but Moonlighter has an extensive menu of things like waffle fries, nachos, and burgers. The appetizers here are good as far as drinking food goes (just greasy and cheesy enough, but maybe a little too salty), and the burgers also happen to be excellent. The indoor and outdoor fireplaces are great for wintertime, and the gigantic outdoor area is an ideal summer hangout. It’s not worth a special trip, but it’s perfectly fine for what it is.
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Yusho likes to get weird and interesting with Japanese inspired food and cooking styles. It's a unique and enjoyable Avondale spot.
Cellar Door Provisions
Cellar Door Provisions is an excellent cafe and restaurant in Logan Square that’s useful for a lot of situations.
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The Chicago Diner
The Chicago Diner is vegan and vegetarian restaurant that even meat eaters might like.
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak, and Stone Crab
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.
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Forbidden Root Restaurant & Brewery
An upscale brewpub that's brewing their own beer and making quality food to go with it.
Scofflaw is a gin-focused cocktail lounge in Logan Square with solid food. They also give out free, freshly baked chocolate chip cookies at midnight.
Celeste is a quality cocktail bar in River North that’s good for sitting down and hanging over drinks. It also has an excellent rooftop.
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