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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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Wakamono

Wakamono offers a traditional Japanese menu that emphasizes a high standard for the art and flavor of the cuisine. Sushi rolls, sashimi, tempora, and ramen dishes are prepared with fresh ingredients and with generous portions. The ambiance is contemporary and relaxing.    

Check, Please! Special: BYOB

Check, Please! presents a compendium of its past segments on great BYOB places Gio's, EL Ideas, Isla Pilipina, Angry Crab, Han 202, Ay Ay Picante, Andy's Thai Kitchen, La Palapa, and Coast Sushi Bar.

Club Lucky

Club Lucky

This old school lounge has been around for decades. The supper-club themed setting is serving up Italian-American classics and mixing dirty martinis to order.

Blogs

The Spoon
The Spoon

The earliest version of the spoon as we know it, which first surfaces in the Paleolithic era, may have been fashioned from a husk or shell as its “bowl,” affixed to a stick.

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

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.