April 4, 2011

Chicago Eats...

I have been to a few amazing restaurants in the past two months and will be updating little tidbits of Chicago life and sharing my faves! Here's a top 10 list so far...more to come;)

Athenian Room - Cheap Greek eats for dinner in Lincoln Park
Fish Bar - Fresh Seafood bar in Lakeview, perfect spot for lunch or din, the garlic bread is divine!
Green Zebra - Great vegetarian brunch spot in West Town
Hot Chocolate - Sweetest Bucktown brunch fave - the donuts are to die for!
Hubbard Inn - I frequent this restaurant that has small plates and yummy cocktails, fun for after work;) 
Japonais - Everything is delicious at this contemporary japanese and sushi spot in River North
Maude's Liquor Bar  - Cool 1920s lounge feel and french american cuisine in West Loop
Mon Ami Gabi - Classic French cuisine at this cozy upscale restaurant in Lincoln Park**
Pork Shoppe - BBQ spot in Logan Square, cheap and good!
Publican - Boisterous Gastro pub in West Town with a fun bar scene

**Also has a gluten-free menu


Unknown said...

Thanks for sharing! Always looking for new places to dine when visiting Chicago :) *Ashley {a little dash of ash}

Alex {Things That Sparkle} said...

Love all of these places. Athenian Room is seriously LP's best treasure. So delicious!

Married In Chicago said...

Great list! I agree with Things That Sparkle, the Athenian Room is one of LP best kept secrets ;) I'm going to have to check out Fish Bar. I love seafood and I'm always looking for a good seafood restaurant in Chicago.

lookwhoswearing said...

Oh wow! great stuff! The boyfriend is going to love this - is in love with Chicago like nothing else exists :P

THanks for sharing!

xx G

Gayatri Kumar
Look who's Wearing (LwW)

Lily said...

I would love to visit Chicago ! Seems like such a fun city.


Amanda said...

Some of my favorites!
I frequently catch myself day-dreaming of the Greek fries at Athenian room. Amazing stuff.

miss aud said...

some of my favorites too - particularly hot chocolate!

jillian :: cornflake dreams. said...

thanks for sharing this list! its kinda crazy how many great restaurants are in chicago! i havent tried any of these and we go out to dinner w/ h's dad every sunday! ill have to keep the BBQ place in mind for next time.. i have a weakness for southern comfort food! xoxo jcd :: cornflake dreams

Susie Q said...

I don't know much about Chicago because I've only been there for 3 days in the last 20 years but Pete and I had one of the most amazing meals of our lives at The Girl and the Goat. Have you been there?

MG said...

Although I have a ton of friends in Chicago, my only motivation to visit is the food. Is that terrible of me?

laurenjanelle said...

I love chicago for the food. my friends and I found this whole in the wall deep dish pizza place and it was the best pizza I've ever had.

Sarah Engel said...

Looks like Athenian room was a true fav for all!! I haven't tried the girl and the goat yet, but thanks for the rec Sue! Love all your comments, so fun to share great places to eat. It is after all my favorite pastime! xo

Karri said...

Thank you! We're in Chicago frequently, so we're always looking for recommended places (not chains! boo!)