1 / 10 Jimmy Papadopoulos, previously of Bohemian House, shows he can do a lot more than schnitzel—like, say, a decadent slice of caviar and oyster pie. 564 W. Randolph St. WebsitePhoto: Anthony Tahlier 2 / 10 Proof this restaurant is personal: Its name comes from the chef’s wife’s initials. 1239 W. 18th St. WebsitePhoto: Courtesy of S.K.Y. 3 / 10 The logical next step for the cured-meat fanatics behind Nduja Artisans Salumeria is to start selling sandwiches. 1372 W. Grand Ave. WebsitePhoto: Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune 4 / 10 Wisconsin-style drinking, without having to cross the state line. Read more about the Logan Square bar, and browse photos from our visit. 2414 N. Milwaukee Ave. WebsitePhoto: Jeff Marini 5 / 10 Good news: They were able to squeeze in another spot for steaks and seafood on the Gold Coast. 41 E. Chestnut St. WebsitePhoto: Brian Birzer 6 / 10 After a croissant-based noncompete clause helped to force it out of the neighborhood in 2013—yes, really—the legit French bakery makes a triumphant return to Logan Square. 3129 W. Logan Blvd. WebsitePhoto: Courtesy of La Boulangerie 7 / 10 Who knew a Caesar salad made with Twinkie croutons could be so sophisticated? Ambassador Chicago, 1301 N. State Pkwy. WebsitePhoto: Nancy Stone/Chicago Tribune 8 / 10 A bar so well hidden that half the neighborhood’s lining up to get in. 2101 N. California Ave. WebsitePhoto: Clayton Hauck 9 / 10 A Hawaiian-style plate lunch, but on the mainland. 1247 S. Western Ave. WebsitePhoto: Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune 10 / 10 Nine thousand square feet devoted to coffee—room for sipping, roasting, and studying beans, with plenty of space left over. Find out more about their new Logan Square space. 2545 W. Armitage Ave. WebsitePhoto: Courtesy of Caffé Umbria The 10 Hottest Restaurants in Chicago Right Now Chicago’s most buzzed-about restaurants in February By Carrie Schedler January 31, 2018, 11:17 am See the Hot List for previous months here.