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Chicago Restaurants

As restaurants begin to open for outdoor dining, please consider patronizing your favorite Chicago area restaurants for takeout, delivery, and outdoor dining. Use the SEARCH tool above to explore Chicago’s neighborhoods and cuisines, stay safe and healthy, and support your local restaurants at the same time! Also, check out this helpful roundup – Dining at a Distance – to keep tabs on what Chicago area restaurants are open for take-out, curbside pick-up, delivery, and outdoor dining!

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Pueblito Viejo

Latin American cuisine is served in a party atmosphere! Enjoy traditional and authentic Colombian dishes like chorizo, empanadas, fried plantains, and perfectly grilled flank steak, chicken and pork. The exotic décor will transport you to an outdoor fiesta, all indoors! The DJ and the dance floor come alive after 9:00 pm.   

MingHin

MingHin offers authentic Cantonese classics and a wide variety of dim sum in the heart of Chicago’s China Town.  This large restaurant is contemporary, with delightful modern Asian décor.   Perfect for a meal for a small or large party.

Ahjoomah’s Apron

Ahjoomah’s Apron offers an authentic Korean menu in a sleek, modern environment. Enjoy delicious Korean dishes and a wide selection of small plates. A huge bang for your buck, excellent price points. Fun, great for groups as well as people who are new to Korean food. BYOB.

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Victorian Christmas dessert
Victorian Christmas

The boar’s head in hand bring I, bedeck'd with bays and rosemary.”
--“The Boar’s Head Carol”

Fall Flavors – Caramel

“Anyone who thinks they're too grown up or too sophisticated to eat caramel corn is not invited to my house for dinner.”

                        --Ruth Reichl

World of Food: Halloween
Halloween

“The children running home
Beneath a twilight sky
Oh, for the fun of them
When I was one of them…”

--Johnny Mercer/Barry Manilow, “When October Goes”

 

"Halloween was confusing. All my life my parents said, 'Never take candy from strangers.' And then they dressed me up and said, 'Go beg for it.'"
--Rita Rudner

Chef with a glass of wine

Sit down at the table with David Manilow, creator of Check, Please!, as he explores the Chicago food and restaurant landscape with the unique personalities who have influenced it.

A chef in her restaurant

An original web series that profiles a diverse group of Chicago area restaurateurs, chefs, baristas, gin enthusiasts, and others. Meet the people who feed you.

Dishalicious show host in apron

Experience the culinary world — live and in-person — through the eyes of top Chicago chefs! Dishalicious is a fast-paced, live demonstration cooking show and event that’s fun and informative.

Discover the ways Chicago’s celebrity chefs unwind after they clock out of the kitchen. Get to know another side of these interesting personalities who — while known for their passion and work ethic in the kitchen — are fascinating and passionate people in their personal lives as well.