Restaurant Reviews

Restaurant reviews in Chicago.

The Best BBQ Joints in Chicago

Are you in the mood for some great smoked barbeque? You don’t have to head for Memphis for authentic barbeque – some of the tastiest sauces, unique flavors and fun atmosphere for barbeque are located in the heart of Chicago!

5 Kickass…Chicago Brunches

After a Saturday night out, there’s no better way than brunch to cure that Sunday hangover. Whoever came up with the option […]

Au Cheval (Restaurant, West Loop)

Location: 800 W. Randolph St. Phone: (312) 929-4580 Website: Cuisine: Diner Reservations: Not Taken Walking into Au Cheval on a Friday […]

Won Kow (Restaurant, Chinatown)

Walking down the main stretch of Wentworth Avenue in Chinatown, the large green sign for Won Kow is recognizable from blocks away.

Slurping Turtle (Restaurant, River North)

Location: 116 W. Hubbard Phone: (312) 464-0466 Website: Cuisine: Noodles Reservations: Not Taken Slurping turtle was an answer to my prayers. […]

Publican Quality Meats (Restaurant/Market, West Loop)

My first thought after one minute of browsing Publican Quality Meats was simply “how did it take this long for a place like this to exist?”

Las Palmas (Restaurant, Wicker Park)

A standout Mexican restaurant in the heart of Wicker Park, Las Palmas offers intimate dining and an outdoor patio, the perfect place for a date or a giddy Margarita Night.

Smoke Daddy (Restaurant, Wicker Park)

When thinking of great BBQ in Chicago, Smoke Daddy is one of the first places that comes to my mind.

Hagen’s Fish Market: Seafood is Lovefood

Hagen’s Fish Market: Seafood is Lovefood

Hagen’s Fish Market has operated in Portage Park since 1946 and is home to Chicago’s last natural hardwood smokehouse. They sell a variety of fresh, smoked and fried seafood, all prepared with a care and skill unrivaled in the city.

Pizza Art Cafe (Restaurant, Lincoln Square/Ravenswood)

Tucked into a residential street in Ravenswood just a few blocks from the center of Lincoln Square, this is the type of place at which I could see myself becoming a regular. It’s Italian. It’s BYOB. And it’s inexpensive. A triple threat in my book.

Table Fifty-Two & Art Smith’s Chicago Legacy

Oprah’s famed personal chef, Art Smith, is still taking the Gold Coast by storm with his restaurant, Table Fifty-Two.

The Purple Pig (Restaurant, River North)

The Purple Pig’s slogan sums up the experience perfectly: “Cheese, Swine & Wine.” This Magnificent Mile restaurant is for the adventurous meat lover who enjoys sharing a great meal with friends over many bottles of wine. Sound up your alley? Yeah, we thought so.

Encore Liquid Lounge (Bar, The Loop)

Located next to the Cadillac Palace Theatre, Encore Liquid Lounge is great place for theatergoers to grab some pre or post show cocktails.

Catalan Tapas at Mercat a la Planxa

Showcasing traditional Catalan tapas dishes updated with contemporary flourishes, Mercat offers an outstanding dining experience in a beautiful setting.