Redhot Ranch

Redhot Ranch is a no-frills neighborhood spot serving up burgers, hot dogs, and fresh-cut fries.

Tied House

Tied House is a modern, New American restaurant connected to Schubas Tavern. With a creative food menu and cocktails to match, this airy space has a lot to offer all types of diners.

Jennivee's Bakery

Jennivee’s is a cozy, chic, late-night BYOB bakery in Lakeview. The LGBTQ-friendly establishment specializes in a wide range of desserts from around the globe.


Crisp specializes in Korean fried chicken and their signature Buddha bowls. Along with a lively atmosphere, they also offer Korean burritos and kimchee.

The Gundis

Kurds from Syria and Turkey join together to create an authentic and eclectic Mediterranean-Middle Eastern menu. Sit and enjoy The Gundis, Chicago’s first Kurdish restaurant.

Café Orchid (CLOSED)

Café Orchid offers a unique menu of traditionally Turkish inspired dishes. The menu covers the expected mezes (hummus, tabbouleh, baba ghanoush, falafel), kebabs, and grilled seafood dishes but also a nice selection of less common, rarely found specialties. BYOB.

Bistro Dré (closed)

Bistro Dre is a quaint French bistro with global influences throughout the menu. The dishes are creative and satisfying. The décor is comfortable and relaxed, yet eclectic and fun.  A BYOB restaurant.

Milt's Barbecue for the Perplexed

Milt’s Barbecue for the Perplexed is a comfortable neighborhood gathering place serving kosher barbecue, in-house smoked meats and a variety of vegetarian options prepared in a nut-free environment. You’ll find a great cocktail program as well. Profits are shared with local charities.


Wakamono offers a traditional Japanese menu that emphasizes a high standard for the art and flavor of the cuisine. Sushi rolls, sashimi, tempora, and ramen dishes are prepared with fresh ingredients and with generous portions. The ambiance is contemporary and relaxing.    

Crosby's Kitchen

Crosby’s Kitchen offers perfectly prepared American fare. The menu is simple and delicious; the cornbread appetizer is a favorite. You’ll see deliciously succulent chicken on the rotisserie in this open kitchen style restaurant. The ambiance is comfortable and lacks pretense. A full-service bar also boasts delicious cocktails.