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Chicago Restaurants

With Governor Pritzker’s announcement of the closure of Illinois restaurants and bars for in-house dining, please consider patronizing your favorite Chicago area restaurants and local establishments for takeout and delivery in the coming days. Use the SEARCH tool above to explore Chicago’s neighborhoods and cuisines from around the world, 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, or delivery during this uncertain time.

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Katy's Dumpling House

Katy’s Dumpling house is an inviting space that features Chinese and Pan-Asian food. Their handmade noodles and dumplings are features on the menu.

Sunset Pho

Sunset Pho

Sunset Pho Caffe offers authentic Vietnamese food sometimes paired with Croatian flair. Pho is their specialty but the Yugoslavian sausage is just as special.

Flo & Santos

A Polish and Italian tavern style eatery, Flo & Santos offers delicious pizza as well as Polish classics like pierogis and kielbasa. Thin, crispy pizza is made from scratch daily. The pork wings smothered in buffalo sauce are a favorite.  It’s a great place to watch your favorite sports game. Large portions and friendly service keep people coming back.  


A portrait long wrongly presumed to be of Hercules Posey, by an unknown artist.
George Washington’s Chef

Meet Hercules, head cook to President George Washington, and almost certainly the first one-name celebrity chef in American history. 

The Gift of Wine
The Gift of Wine

“My boss is turning 60, what’s a good wine that I can give him as a gift?” The text on my phone was from my friend Steve, but perhaps you too have been stumped when it comes to finding the perfect bottle of wine to give as a gift.

The World of Food: “Dinner-tainment”

Welcome to dinner-theatre, a relatively recent trend—as trends go—in which the Chicago area has played an important role.

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.

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