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Swift & Sons, Mi Tocaya Antojeria, Hidden Manna | Sat, May 15 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

Steak 48, Chez Moi, Nella Pizza E Pasta | Sat, May 22 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

Roka Akor, Mango Pickle, The Dearborn | Fri, May 28 at 8:00 pm on WTTW HD

NewSensational Seafood | Sat, May 29 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

Chicago Restaurants

As dining establishments begin to open up again, please consider patronizing your favorite Chicago area restaurants. 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! And check out this helpful roundup – Dining at a Distance – to keep tabs on which Chicago area restaurants are open for take-out, curbside pick-up, delivery, outdoor and indoor dining!


Mi Tocaya Antojería

Hidden Manna Cafe

Swift & Sons

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Frontier offers a unique dining experience in a rustic tavern atmosphere. The menu includes a variety of exotic meat options and inventive side combinations.   Groups can enjoy whole animal service carved tableside served family style with sides.  The menu also includes exotic meats like bison, kangaroo, turtle, or alligator.  The atmosphere is welcoming and relaxed and they have a great cocktail and beer menu.


Yuzu offers expertly prepared sushi and Japanese style robata grilled dishes in a modern, yet whimsical and relaxed environment. Sushi is presented in artfully designed and tasty sauces. Flame grilled and skewered meats, fish and vegetables are deliciously spiced and perfectly priced. BYOB.

Señor Pan

Señor Pan offers a modern fun atmosphere with Cuban classics. Get comfortable and enjoy the live music and signature Cuban sandwiches.


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.