Places to Eat in Chicago

A neighborhood coffeehouse and restaurant in Chicago.  Enjoy a sit-down meal or get your breakfast and juice or coffee to go.


For brunch, enjoyed  Spicy Chicken Tinga made with guajillo chili and sunny eggs. Prime Burger with Kennebec fries was very satisfying!

What we had

Swanky steakhouse offering traditional fare in a luxe setting with marble bars.  Excellent menu items with a wide variety of wine and cocktail selections.

Prime and Provisions

Highly recommend to make reservations as this place gets busy!  We came here for our anniversary.

Prime and provisions

I'm a fried chicken lover, so had that for starters (made with chili bourbon maple).  This flaming bacon is a must with black pepper, maple syrup, and dark chocolate.

what we had

Cooked to perfection: the outside was seared beautifully, the second layer was a medium, and the center was a perfect medium rare.

 Main course:  steaks!

Serving a twist on Mexican cuisine. Great presentation, flavorful food, rustic indoor decor.  A little on the pricey side, but worth it. 


The guacamole was beautifully prepared!  Creative craft cocktails - had the margarita and sangria.

what we had

My oh my! Loved the unusual additions of gruyere cheese, pickled yellow beet, Serrano peppers, black truffle  aioli. 


Traditional Italian food.  They serve huge portions, so we shared their famous mama's meatball sandwich for lunch.  Comes with fries.

Rosebud on rush

Add this Italian restaurant and wine bar to your list.  This place was bustling with activity - and for good reason!

quartino's restaurant

Great service, delicious food, reasonable prices!  They serve food as soon as it's cooked, so main dish may come ahead of appetizers.  Love my food piping hot!

Love the atmosphere

 I love braised beef, so I had to have  Pappardelle Al Sugo Di Manzo.  Go for the San Daniele made with prosciutto and arugula (my fave pizza)!

what we had

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