A counter service Vietnamese sandwich shop that offers freshly made traditional Vietnamese dishes at affordable prices. The specialty is a French/Vietnamese sandwich called the ban mi.
This family run Italian restaurant is serving up the classics in a homey, old school atmosphere. Bacchanalia has been open for almost 40 years, and its customers are considered family.
Bad Apple offers a contemporary American menu. You’ll find a wide selection of perfectly prepared burgers, pub sandwiches, and several unique vegetarian options. They have a huge craft beer selection and the knowledgeable staff will help you find something you like. The atmosphere is alive and eclectic.
Bang Bang Pie is committed to continuing Midwestern cooking traditions with pies and biscuits. It prides itself on hospitality, decadence and café life.
Mid-priced Italian food served in a casual atmosphere.
Batter & Berries is all about breakfast and brunch! Enjoy 62 different varieties of French toast, homemade sausages, chicken & waffles as well as wraps made with all fresh ingredients. The cozy atmosphere is bright and friendly and the service is welcoming and excellent. BYOB.
Beatrix offers a menu of American favorites with in a vibrant, high-energy atmosphere. There is an incredible selection of salads and dishes with a healthy twist to try, including a few amazing must-have desserts.
Bucktown’s Bento Box offers incredibly flavorful Asian fusion dishes, including ala carte and prix-fixe options. in a cozy, upbeat space.
The family owned Beograd Café offers a taste of the old world. Enjoy Serbian specialties such as bureks (cheese and meet stuffed pastries), chevapi (barbequed meats) and delicious desserts in a comfortable atmosphere. An incredible value. The restaurant is attached to a European deli with freshly made sausages and meats, European liquors, and hard to find foods.
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.
A Cuban fast-food restaurant with a great atmosphere. Bia’s specializes in Cuban Sandwiches and prides themselves on their secret family recipes.
Bien Trucha means to be on-top of your game and that's what they mean to be. This restaurant offers a modern Mexican "changarro", specializing in a surprising variety of tacos inspired by the street food of Mexico City. Dishes are plentiful and meant to be shared along with a variety of margaritas and homemade saneritas. The environment is warm and cozy and provides an urban feel in the suburbs.
Big Ed is behind the pit at this Lake County BBQ joint. Everything is made from scratch daily, including the delicious desserts.
Big Jones offers a menu of upscale southern cuisine. The American menu includes classics like grits, biscuits and gravy and perfectly prepared fried chicken, along with a wide selection of cocktails. You’ll love the southern hospitality from the friendly and welcoming staff. Brunch is served on the weekends.
It’s a fast food joint with a gourmet twist! BIG & Little’s offers the seafood fast-food eater some unique and delicious options. Their shrimp and seafood po’ boys and fish tacos get rave reviews. Of course, you can always get a mountain-sized hamburger along with a side some truffle fries.
Billy Sunday offers an adventurous beverage and cocktail program, as well as an eclectic menu of food items from entrées to small plates and snacks. The atmosphere is classy and the servers are friendly and knowledgeable.
Bistro Campagne is a warm and friendly neighborhood restaurant in the tradition of a true French bistro.
An approachable and affordable contemporary bistro that focuses on seasonal and sustainable ingredients. Bistronomic also offers a creative assortment of cocktails.
This sunny pastry shop offers a tantalizing variety of sweet and savory treats to tempt you in a charming cafe setting.
Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, BJ's Market and Bakery delivers southern style eating for the entire family. Since their opening in 1997, they have provided an upscale atmosphere, comfort food, and great customer service.
The Blossom Cafe serves a wide array of American dishes and cocktails in a modern space.
Blue's Egg takes breakfast to a higher level. The menu includes such favorites as hand-cut hash browns, unique egg casseroles, and a wide selection of breakfast cocktails. Fresh locally brewed coffee is waiting for you as soon as you take a seat. You can also enjoy a quick breakfast or lunch at the carry-out counter and bakery.
Bob Chinn's has become a restaurant industry icon by providing the freshest food at great prices.
Boka is a welcome departure from the typical Lincoln Park neighborhood joint, offering an ambitious menu created by executive chef Giuseppe Tentori (ex Charlie Trotter's).
The atmosphere of this contemporary Wicker Park breakfast joint will draw you back as a regular.