Himalayan Sherpa Kitchen is a restaurant serving traditional Nepali and Indian dishes in Lincoln Square.
Aroy Thai is a quiet, casual BYOB in Ravenswood with a long menu of Thai staples.
Pick Me Up Cafe is an all-day cafe in Lakeview that has plenty of vegetarian and vegan options and is open late.
The Grafton is a typical Irish pub in Lincoln Square with live events and average food.
Francois Frankie is an all-day French restaurant in the Loop with a rotating carousel bar.
Fabcakes is an all-day cafe in River North with specialty pastries and sandwiches.
Roanoke is a large restaurant in the Loop with a "pre-theater" dinner menu.
Golden House is an old-school pancake house in Uptown that's open all day.
Kite String Cantina is a bar in Roscoe Village that serves bubbler cocktails and taquitos.
Simon’s is a classic Chicago tavern in Andersonville that serves traditional Swedish Glogg.
The Victor is an intimate cocktail bar in North Center that makes great Old Fashioneds.