ML - Michigan Avenue

2014 - Issue 1 - Winter

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GUIDE listings Michigan Avenue 101 PHOTOGRAPHY BY MATTHIAS MERGES LOOK NO FURTHER FOR CHICAGOLAND'S MOST SIZZLING RESTAURANTS, BARS, AND BOUTIQUES. Dine Acadia A Michelin-starred hot spot showcases Ryan McCaskey's modern American dishes. 1639 S. Wabash Ave., 312-360-9500; Allium Lovely, local, and sustainable cuisine in the Four Seasons. 120 E. Delaware Pl., 312-799-4900; Baffo Eataly gets elevated at this fine restaurant and enoteca. 44 E. Grand Ave., 312-521-8701; 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; Carnivale Latin flavor in an updated Technicolor West Loop setting. 702 W. Fulton Market, 312-850-5005; Chicago Chop House Go old school at this clubby River North steakhouse classic. 60 W. Ontario St., 312-787-7100; Chicago Cut Steakhouse Colossal steaks and shellfish in a sleek riverside location. 300 N. LaSalle St., 312-329-1800; Chop Shop A butcher shop breathes new life into a former auto shop in Wicker Park. 2033 W. North Ave., 312-342-1909; Cicchetti Small plates in Streeterville courtesy of chef Michael Sheerin. 671 N. St. Clair St., 312-642-1800; County Barbeque David Morton and Michael Kornick bring BBQ to Little Italy. 1352 W. Taylor St., 312-929-2528; The Dawson Billy Lawless (Henri, The Gage) pays homage to Chicago's industrial past with this pairing-driven hot spot in River West. 730 W. Grand Ave., 312-243-8955; A10 Matthias Merges elevates Hyde Park's dining scene with small and large plates like chicken liver mousse, smoked Berkshire double pork chop, and wood-fired strip steak; try the campanelle with seared squid, prawn, mussels, and butter clams. 1462 E. 53rd St., 773-288-1010; Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House Texas-size portions in the historic Esquire space. 58 E. Oak St., 312-888-2499; Dillman's Mazel-worthy dishes at a sophisticated, brasserie-style delicatessen. 354 W. Hubbard St., 312-988-0078; Doc B's Fresh Kitchen Feel-good fare tucked away on Walton Street. 100 E. Walton St., 312-626-1300; Dusek's Longman & Eagle duo Bruce Finkelman and Craig Golden transform Thalia Hall with this new Pilsen destination. 1227 W. 18th St., 312-526-3851; Eataly An eye-popping emporium of all things Italian. Grazie mille, Mario Batali. 43 E. Ohio St., 312-521-8700; Elizabeth Fine farm-to-table cuisine in Lincoln Square. 4835 N. Western Ave., 773-681-0651; Embeya Ambitious Pan-Asian dishes in a stunning West Loop space. 564 W. Randolph St., 312-612-5640; Filini Contemporary Italian cuisine in a modern Radisson Blu setting. 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. 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; Jellyfish Late-night sushi in a stunning atrium overlooking Rush Street. 1009 N. Rush St., 312-660-3111; 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; Mastro's Steakhouse A glitzy River North destination for steaks and sushi. 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; MK The Restaurant Michael and Lisa Kornick's ingredient-driven restaurant, in a renovated River North space. 868 N. Franklin St., 312-482-9179; Morton's The Steakhouse The Chicago original. 1050 N. State St., 312-266-4820; Next Grant Achatz's world-famous West Loop continued on page 116 MICHIGANAVEMAG.COM 115-118_MA_GUIDE_Listings_Winter_14.indd 115 115 1/10/14 2:34 PM

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