Modern Southern cuisine and craft cocktails in a chic, welcoming space.

Saucy Porka

Saucy Porka serves a unique combination of Latin and Asian food in a spacious, well maintained dining environment.

Nella Pizza e Pasta

This traditional pizzeria is led by pizziaola Nella Grassano. With the authentic Neapolitan brick pizza oven and the handmade pastas, you’ll enjoy recipes handed down from generation to generation.

Dixie Kitchen (Barack Obama Special) (closed)

Dixie Kitchen & Bait Shop Hyde Park is the original location of this popular Cajun, Creole, and Southern restaurant known for its Gumbo and Catfish and the inspiration for opening Dixie Kitchens in Evanston and Lansing.


A counter-service smorgasbord of American comfort food served in a casual, classic space. Valois serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

A10 (closed)

A10 is a fusion of new American, French, and Italian cuisines. Don’t forget to try dessert!  

Ja' Grill

Ja’ Grill is the place to go in Chicago for perfectly prepared Jamaican cuisine. You’ll discover incredibly vibrant flavors with the jerk and curry dishes, as well as classics like plantains, rice & beans, oxtail and goat dishes. The vibe is cool and lively.

Zaleski & Horvath Market Café (closed)

Zaleski & Horvath is a counter service sandwich shop with an environmental conscience. Organic, locally produced meats are on the specialty sandwich menu along with a unique selection of regional side items and freshly brewed Metropolis coffee. Choose from the menu or craft your own. You'll also find an organic fresh foods market and deli. A good value that is also BYOB.

The Nile

A family owned Mediterranean Middle-Eastern restaurant that provides flavorful dishes at a great price. Classic menu offerings include hummus, falafel, schwarma, and kefta, along with more interesting fare in large portions. The chicken schwarma is a perfected family recipe. The juice is fresh squeezed and Middle Eastern coffees are brewed. Alcohol is BYOB.


A fusion of contemporary and traditional Asian fare.