Elske is a tasting menu spot in West Loop that doesn’t take itself too seriously, and we’re big fans.
Even if you don’t live in Petworth, Ruta Del Vino is worth coming to, especially with a date. Post up and order food at the big bar, or grab a table.
Fainting Goat isn’t great, but you’ll end up here at some point. When the time comes, go heavy on the drinks and light on the food.
Quiote is a Mexican spot in Logan Square that works for just about anything. Come for coffee, on a date, or just to have some mezcal at the bar.
14 Great Restaurants Where You Can Eat Gluten Free
14 Great Restaurants Where You Can Eat ...
14 great restaurants for gluten-free eating.
Chilam Balam is a casual and fun Mexican restaurant in Lakeview.
Smoked & Stacked is a sandwich shop in Shaw that will meet (and exceed) all your greasy pastrami needs.
Wear elastic-waisted pants when you go to Tail Up Goat in Adams Morgan, and make sure to get involved with the pastas and lamb ribs.
Roka Akor is a trendy Japanese restaurant in River North that has great food but is also expensive.
High quality meats that won't break the bank.
A casual and cheap Mexican spot with excellent tacos, corn, and drinks.