From the humble taquería to the avant-garde restaurant, Chicago offers a huge range of dining choices. Many of the restaurants I list here are my faves, the ones I go back to over and over again for their quality, creativity, use of seasonal ingredients, and ambiance. Others are new ones that I give you my take on. My posts are here to help you seek out your next new favorites in this fabulously creative culinary city.

East Lake View
Fish Bar

Humboldt Park
Rootstock Wine & Beer Bar

Lincoln Square
Café Selmarie

Michigan Avenue/Near North
Café Spiaggia
The Purple Pig

River North
Xoco Salad

Breakfast at XOCO: Elegant Simplicity

South Loop
The Cubano at Cafecito
Salade Exotica at Cafecito

West Loop
Girl & The Goat
Slow Food Good Meat Brunch at Prairie Fire


Western Springs

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