Ladies and gentlemen, Chicago has officially reached Peak Artisan. Everyone who opened a restaurant around here in the past year seemed to be emphasizing snout-to-tail or farm-to-table, handmade this or craft that. The result: a landscape full of perfectly pleasant but largely interchangeable new joints. Mostly. As Chicago’s dining critics fanned out across the city and … Read more
One of the greatest joys of dining out in a big city is uncovering bargains. Since they often hide in plain sight behind unassuming storefronts, it takes real time and effort to find them. We did the work for you. To make it onto the 30-restaurant list that follows, an eatery had to be a … Read more
It’s a hike to get out there, but you’ll find a nice crowd and rotating taps with the brewery’s greatest hits and seasonal specials.