1 / 10 Could this across-from-the-ballpark newcomer (see “Wrigleyville’s Dining Scene Has Been Reborn”) be even hotter than the Wicker Park original? Yep. 3640 N. Clark St. WebsitePhoto: Sandy Noto 2 / 10 Not feeling Big Star? There’s rare whiskey and risotto a few doors down (see “Wrigleyville’s Dining Scene Has Been Reborn”). 3632 N. Clark St. WebsitePhoto: Jeff Marini 3 / 10 The Brooklyn-ification of Milwaukee Avenue continues with this NYC import’s beachy drinks and shuffleboard courts. Browse photos of our visit. 1750 N. Milwaukee Ave. WebsitePhoto: Alex GZ 4 / 10 Paul Fehribach gave his 10-year-old restaurant a face-lift, but he didn’t dare touch the fried chicken. 5347 N. Clark St. WebsitePhoto: Courtesy of Isabelli Media Relations 5 / 10 Pescetarian charcuterie alert: They make shrimp mortadella. 225 N. Wabash Ave. WebsitePhoto: Ben Macri 6 / 10 It’s like Bill and his siblings took over a TGI Fridays and gave it a golf theme. 9546 Balmoral Ave., Rosemont WebsitePhoto: Courtesy of Murray Bros. Caddyshack 7 / 10 Everything a thirsty urban beach bum could need—namely, a machine that makes frosé. North Avenue Beach, 1603 N. Lake Shore Dr. WebsitePhoto: Iron & Honey 8 / 10 The chic boutique Space 519 makes a play for ladies who lunch with an in-store café. 200 E. Chestnut St. WebsitePhoto: Nathan Kirkman 9 / 10 The food truck added a storefront, so you don’t have to brave the elements for fried chicken sliders. 1043 N. California Ave. WebsitePhoto: Tim McCoy 10 / 10 The third restaurant in the former Trenchermen space in a year—maybe burgers from the former chef at Bridge House Tavern will make this one stick. 2039 W. North Ave. WebsitePhoto: Courtesy of Angry Pig Tavern The 10 Hottest Restaurants in Chicago Right Now Chicago’s most buzzed-about restaurants in June and July By Carrie Schedler June 1, 2018, 1:00 pm See the Hot List for previous months here.