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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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Paprika

Paprika offers freshly prepared, traditional, cooked to order Indian dishes. There is wide variety of fresh and flavorful meat and vegetarian options. This BYOB establishment has a friendly and comfortable environment.

Vito & Nick’s

Vito & Nick’s specializes in homemade, thin, crispy pizza and a menu of classic Italian dishes. This family owned business has been around for over 80 years, following a time-honored tradition of quality ingredients. There’s no delivery; you’ll have to enjoy your piping hot crispy pizza at the restaurant. 

Best of Italian

Check, Please! revisits segments over the course of the series reviewing Italian eateries around the Chicago area including: J.P. Graziano Grocery & Sub Shop, Terzo Piano, Forno Rosso, Piccolo Sogno, RoSal's, Nico Osteria, Vito & Nick's, and GT Fish & Oyster.

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.

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