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Michigan Avenue - 2015 - Issue 8 - Winter - Sandra Lee

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photography by anjali pinto (Summer houSe Santa monica); nick Fochtman (the betty) at the Loews Hotel impresses with dishes like wood-fred Wagyu. 455 N. Park Dr., 312-840-6605; Sable Kitchen & Bar New Executive Chef Lawrence Letrero refreshes the menu with smaller plates, like cumin-glazed lamb pops and lobster Rangoon. 505 N. State St., 312-755-9704; Sepia Seasonal fare in a lovely West Loop setting, courtesy of award- winning chef Andrew Zimmerman. 123 N. Jefferson St., 312-441-1920; Shaw's Crab House This River North institution serves everything from sashimi to surf and turf, plus a not-to-be-missed Key lime pie. 21 E. Hubbard St., 312-527-2722; Sink/Swim This retro-inspired concept in Logan Square serves dishes like monkfsh liver tor- chon and lobster pappardelle. 3213 W. Armitage Ave., 773-486-7465; Spiaggia Savor chef Tony Mantuano's new tasting menus in this iconic dining room overlooking the Magnifcent Mile. 980 N. Michigan Ave., Second Fl., 312-280-2750; STK Chicago Carnivore-chic in the heart of River North. 9 W. Kinzie St., 312-340-5636; Ten Mile House This comfort oasis in Evanston plates hearty dishes like pepper jack-stuffed tater tots and vegan corn chowder. 1700 Central St., 847-905-0669; The Windsor Near the Northwestern Memorial campus, the latest establishment from 4 Star Restaurant Group (Remington's, Crosby's Kitchen) serves dishes like Korean short ribs and roasted beet salad. 160 E. Huron St., 312-943-7777; Wyler Road Gourmet sand- wiches galore in Logan Square. 3581 W. Belden Ave., 773-661-0675; Drink The Allis This buzzing haunt on the ground foor of Soho House attracts a prime people-watching crowd. 113–125 N. Green St., 312-521-8000; AMK Besides its impressive selection of whiskey, this gastropub now serves DIY hot toddies. 1954 W. Armitage Ave., 773-276-4400; Ampersand Wine Bar Smart vino-and-small-plates concept in Ravenswood. 4845 N. Damen Ave., 773-728-0031; The Aviary The city's premier destination for avant-garde cocktails. 955 W. Fulton Market; Bar Allegro The Theater District's latest nightcap destination is nestled inside the newly revamped Hotel Allegro. 171 W. Randolph St., 312-325-7120; Barrelhouse Flat Impeccably made classic cocktails are the name of the game at this cool Lincoln Park lounge. 2624 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-857-0421; Billy Sunday Imaginative drinks from chef Matthias Merges (A10, Yusho) and mixologist Alex Bachman. 3143 W. Logan Blvd., 773-661-2485; Bin 36 Toast to this vino-driven destination's return by pairing charcuterie with an impressive selection of wine. 161 N. Jefferson St., 312-995-6560; The Broken Shaker A hipster haven serving sophisticated liba- tions in the Freehand Hotel. 19 E. Ohio St., 312-940-3699; thefree The Drifter This speakeasy beneath The Green Door Tavern is home to serious drinks by renowned mixologist Liz Pearce. 676-8 N. Orleans St., 312-631-3887; Drumbar Soak up the sights atop Streeterville's Raffaello Hotel while sipping a seasonal cocktail by beverage manager Whitney Morrow. 201 E. Delaware Pl., 18th Fl., 312-943-5000; The Heavy Feather This '70s-inspired lounge above Slippery Slope is turning heads with its cre- ative concoctions. 2357 N. Milwaukee Ave., Second Fl., 773-799-8504 IO Godfrey Soak up the city's Technicolor lights at this year- round rooftop lounge. 127 W. Huron St., Fourth Fl., 312-374-1830; Izakaya Mita A buzzing haunt in Bucktown with an extensive sake menu. 1960 N. Damen Ave., 773-799-8677, The J. Parker Thanks to a retract- able roof, the Hotel Lincoln's sleek cocktail patio is now a year-round hot spot. 1816 N. Clark St., 13th Fl., 312-254-4747; Jackson Tavern This Financial District watering hole is all about numbers: 20 craft beers on tap and 14 large fat-screen TVs. 216 W. Jackson Blvd., 312-877-5373; The BeTTy Make tracks to this West Loop lounge for a nightcap courtesy of esteemed mixologist Peter Vestinos. 839 W. Fulton Market, 312-733-2222; Summer houSe SanTa monica Enjoy a mini getaway at this bright, airy Lincoln Park spot, where popular dishes include the wild mushroom enchilada stack (pictured). 1954 N. Halsted St., 773-634-4100; The Guide Chicago's Finest 136

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