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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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Cellar Door Provisions

Whether you’re looking for breakfast, pastries, lunch, or a pre-fixe BYOB dinner, Cellar Door Provisions is the place to be. With the menu changing weekly, they strive to make food that touches the soul.

Pozoleria San Juan

Fresh made hominy is used for all the pozole at Pozoleria San Juan. Pozole, a soup which comes in the three colors of the Mexican flag; green, white, and red, is prepared daily along with a variety of classic Mexican dishes. Enjoy a delicious bang-for-your-buck at this neighborhood BYOB. 

Raisu

Raisu

Raisu is a comfortable Japanese spot offering nigiri, sashimi, maki, and omekase in a friendly, unassuming space. Chef Simon Liew sources his fish twice a week from Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market.

Blogs

Ginger
Fall Flavors – Ginger

There are precious few edibles that are known to be delicious and therapeutic, but ginger (or ginger root) is definitely one of them.

Sean Sherman, The Sioux Chef
Native Americans

“Before eating, always take time to thank the food.”
– Arapaho


“A hungry stomach makes a short prayer.”
– Paiute


Indigenous Peoples Day in the United States* is celebrated annually on the second Monday in October – in Chicago's public school system, it has taken the place of Columbus Day as of earlier this year, amid some controversy.

All About Apples

Welcome to October, which just happens to be National Apple Month!

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.