The 12-course tasting menu connects continents and cultures with bursts of heat and a bit of giardiniera.
Chef Christian Hunter led his new restaurant home to a Michelin star in less than a year after opening. He is starting to tell his story through food at Atelier in Lincoln Square. Hunter uses ingredients from sustainable sources and changes his 12 course tasting menu constantly where a dish might last two weeks or so.
Few of Sifr’s dishes will surprise anyone who has been to a Middle Eastern restaurant in the past 10 years. But the flawless execution might.
Glühwein, currywurst and rollmops are on the list, plus essential tips for visiting the Christmas market at Daley Plaza
Kazakh-owned Tary Coffee House has recently opened in River North. Owner Symbat Zharkynkyzy moved to Chicago from Kazakhistan, where there are 10 locations of Tary Coffee House.
Pair Guinness beef stew, Irish inspired breakfast and corned beef Benedict with beer cocktails in Fulton Market.
Middle Eastern restaurant Sifr, at 660 N. Orleans St. in Chicago.
The James Beard-nominated chef and owner of Justice of the Pies opens her debut bakery with sweets, savories and strength.
Boonie's Filipino Restaurant, in Chicago's North Center neighborhood, is the fascinating Filipino project from Joseph Fontelera.
Chef Paul Kahan and One Off Hospitality Group, with Nine Bar from Chinatown, created the menus at Medinah Bistro and Kitchen 888.
Maya-Camille Broussard, chef and owner of Justice of the Pies, specializes in bold and thoughtful statements on traditional pies, quiches and tarts.
After opening early this year, Joseph Fontelera's Boonie’s Filipino Restaurant has finally come into its own, showcasing some of the best Filipino food in the city.
How much are you willing to pay for a taco? Three recently opened Mexican restaurants in the West Loop are, perhaps unintentionally, testing the public’s appetite.
José Sosa, previously executive chef at Gibsons Italia, cooks perfect pasta, steak and octopus chicharrón inspired by Mexico.
Chef and partner José Sosa opened his debut restaurant, Ummo, in August in the River North neighborhood of Chicago. Sosa describes his menu simply as contemporary Italian, but it’s more than that.
After a successful pop-up at the Soho House, chef Stephen Sandoval finally has a restaurant where he and his team can run wild.
The iconic 554 and wonton noodle soup live on at Wonton Gourmet in the suburb of Des Plaines.
What’s important at Kyoten is the food, and currently no place in Chicago serves seafood as consistently mesmerizing as this.
Kyoten Next Door is more than a sushi sequel. It's a brilliant new restaurant from Chicago's best sushi chef, Otto Phan.
Austin is the Chicago neighborhood home to Mayor Brandon Johnson, a vibrant farmers market and some delicious food, writes critic Louisa Chu.
Korean American chef Fred Chung is making some of the best food in Chicago at Scofflaw.
Oakville Grill & Cellar has Chicago's largest California-only wine list, which fortunately showcases that state's many great regions.
Chef Otto Phan's Kyoten Next Door, the sister sushi restaurant to the more expensive Kyoten, opens in Logan Square.
Scofflaw’s new chef Fred Chung challenges what it means to be New American cuisine in Chicago.
At Thattu restaurant in Chicago, chef Margaret Pak and Vinod Kalathil have found a home, where there are no tips or service charges.
Miru, the new Lettuce Entertain You restaurant in the St. Regis hotel, offers views and luxury, if you know where to look.
Miru, a new Japanese inspired restaurant, opened just two months ago along with the St. Regis luxury hotel in Chicago where it’s housed. It's perched on the 11th floor of the newest undulating Jeanne Gang tower in the Lakeview East neighborhood.
Review: Smoque Steak, a different kind of steak in Chicago.
Čálli is a good restaurant in Chicago, featuring well-tested recipes from the talented Jonathan Zaragoza. But as it stands, it feels like no one is home.
The owners of Smoque BBQ have opened a different kind of steakhouse in the Avondale neighborhood, and Smoque Steak is drawing crowds.