ML - Michigan Avenue

2013 - Issue 5 - September

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GUIDE listings Michigan Avenue 101 LOOK NO FURTHER FOR CHICAGOLAND'S MOST SIZZLING RESTAURANTS, BARS, AND BOUTIQUES. PHOTOGRAPHY BY BILL WERME Dine Acadia A Michelin-starred hot spot showcases Ryan McCaskey's modern American dishes. 1639 S. Wabash Ave., 312-360-9500; Ada St. Dream team Michael Kornick and David Morton score with this nibbles-and-cocktails nook. 1664 N. Ada St., 773-697-7069; Allium Lovely, local, and sustainable cuisine from Kevin Hickey in the Four Seasons. 120 E. Delaware Pl., 312-799-4900; Balena Pre-Steppenwolf dining gets a serious upgrade at this Chris Pandel–helmed Italian stunner. 1633 N. Halsted St., 312-867-3888; BellyQ Asian and barbecue make delicious bedfellows at Bill Kim's latest hit. 1400 W. Randolph St., 312-563-1010; Blackbird James Beard Outstanding Executive Chef Paul Kahan keeps carnivores happy. 619 W. Randolph St., 312-715-0708; The Boarding House Alpana Singh's stunning dining room features a ceiling installation made from 3,456 wine bottles. 720 N. Wells St., 312-280-0720; Brindille Veteran chef Carrie Nahabedian offers a taste of Paris in River North. 534 N. Clark St., 312-595-1616; Café des Architectes Fine French fare in a sophisticated Sofitel setting. 20 E. Chestnut St., 312-324-4063; Chicago Chop House Go old school at this clubby River North steakhouse classic. 60 W. Ontario St., 312-787-7100; Chicago Chop Shop A butcher shop breathes new life into a former auto shop in Wicker Park. 2033 W. North Ave., 312-342-1909 Chicago Cut Steakhouse Colossal steaks and shellfish in a sleek riverside location. 300 N. LaSalle St., 312-329-1800; Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House From CENTRO Rosebud revives a '90s icon with this River North institution beloved for Italian fare and a celebrity-fueled ambience. Tuck into the Chilean sea bass almondine in the see-and-be-seen cocktail area. 6 W. Hubbard St., 312-988-7775; a two-story wine cellar to the six-layer lemon doberge, everything about this Lone Star State import in the historic Esquire space is Texassized. 58 E. Oak St., 312-888-2499; Elizabeth Fine farm-to-table cuisine in Lincoln Square. 4835 N. Western Ave., 773-681-0651; Embeya Ambitious Pan-Asian fare in a stunning West Loop space. 564 W. Randolph St., 312-612-5640; E+O Food and Drink Sunda chef Rodelio Aglibot serves up wholesome, organic offerings. 125 Randhurst Village Dr., Mount Prospect, 847-398-3636; Ferris & Jack The MileNorth hotel celebrates Chicago history (the Ferris wheel and Cracker Jack) at this new restaurant. 166 E. Superior St., 312-787-6000; Filini Contemporary Italian cuisine in a modern Radisson Blu space. 221 N. Columbus Dr., 312-477-0234; Fogo de Chão Nirvana for carnivores, with 15 cuts of meat sliced tableside. 661 N. LaSalle Dr., 312-932-9330; Found Kitchen and Social House American fare with a conscience from steakhouse scion Amy Morton. 1631 Chicago Ave., Evanston, 847-868-8945; Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse Enjoy the finest people-watching in town. 1028 N. Rush St., 312-266-8999; Grace Curtis Duffy (Avenues) aims for four stars with this elegant spot. 652 W. Randolph St., 312-234-9494; Juno Jason Chan (Urban Union) and BK Park (Arami) join forces for creative sushi in Lincoln Park. 2638 N. Lincoln Ave., 872-206-8662; Kabocha Shin Thompson and Ryan O'Donnell make a dynamic duo with this Japanese brasserie. 952 W. Lake St., 312-666-6214; Lao 18 Chinatown icon Tony Hu expands to River North. 18 W. Hubbard St., 312-955-8018; Little Goat Breakfast, lunch, and dinner from Top Chef toque Stephanie Izard. 820 W. Randolph St., 312-888-3455; The Local Comfort classics like chicken pot pie and meatloaf get upgraded in Streeterville. 198 E. Delaware Pl., 312-280-8887; Masaki An exquisite jewel box of a Japanese restaurant. 990 N. Mies van der Rohe Way, 312-280-9100; Mastro's Steakhouse A glitzy River North destination featuring steaks, sushi, and a nightly piano bar. 520 N. Dearborn St., 312-521-5100; Michael Jordan's Steak House Prime steaks in chic surroundings on the Mag Mile. 505 N. Michigan Ave., 312-321-8823; continued on page 156 MICHIGANAVEMAG.COM 155-158_MA_TG_Listings_Sept_13.indd 155 155 8/7/13 7:42 PM

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