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Michigan Avenue - 2016 - Issue 2 - Late Spring - Anna Chlumsky

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PhotograPhy by galdones PhotograPhy Where to eat, drink, and play in ChiCago. Dine & Drink AppellAtion rustic fare in andersonville from the charcuterie and cheese specialists behind pastoral. 5212 N. Clark St., 773-358-7181; the AviAry the city's premier destination for avant-garde cocktails. 955 W. Fulton Market; BAllAro Savor handmade italian dishes like sausage scarpinocc at this new north Shore destination. 214 Green Bay Road, Highwood, 847-780- 3396; BAnd of BohemiA Sip a house-brewed ale at this pub in ravenswood. 4710 N. Ravenswood Ave., 773-271- 4710; BeAtrix the new Streeterville outpost boasts a chocolate closet of treats for northwestern Memorial's on-the-go set. 671 N. St. Clair St., 312-642-0001; streeterville the BlAnchArd Chef Jason paskewitz (gemini Bistro) is gaining acclaim for thoughtful French fare at this lincoln park brasserie. 1935 N. Lincoln Park W., 872-829-3971; chicAgo cut steAkhouse Colossal steaks and shellfish in a sleek riverside location. 300 N. LaSalle St., 312-329-1800; coco pAzzo For nearly 25 years, this loft-chic institution in river north has served tuscan-inspired dishes (don't miss the rigatoni). 300 W. Hubbard St., 312-836-0900; corned Beef fActory this Fulton Market district eatery prepares its meats on-site in a quest to serve Chicago's best corned beef sandwich. 1009 W. Lake St., 312-666-2535; dos urBAn cAntinA regional Mexican dishes get the modern treatment in logan Square. 2829 W. Armitage Ave., 773-661-6452; the drifter a speakeasy beneath the green door tavern with drinks by famed mixologist liz pearce. 676-8 N. Orleans St., 312-631- 3887; the duck inn Chef kevin hickey (Bottlefork) plates bar bites and more in his beloved Bridgeport. 2701 S. Eleanor St., 312-724-8811; BoeufhAus gourmet goes grass-fed at this brasserie between Ukrainian Village and humboldt park. 1012 N. Western Ave., 773-661-2116; the Broken shAker a hipster haven with sophisticated libations in the Freehand hotel. 19 E. Ohio St., 312-940-3699; thefree the-broken-shaker Bunny, the micro BAkery artisanal breads, butters, and more at iliana regan's highly anticipated pastry destination. 2928 N. Broadway; c chicAgo an upscale seafood concept in the heart of river north. 20 W. Kinzie St., 312-280- 8882; chArlAtAn West town welcomes italian fare like black kale spaghettini and whole oxtail. 1329 W. Chicago Ave., 312-818-2073; chicAgo chop house go old school at this clubby, classic river north steakhouse. 60 W. Ontario St., 312-787- 7100; scene : THe guide  77 Monteverde Top Chef alumna Sarah grueneberg marries rustic italian with Texas sensibilities at this chic, Karen herold-designed restaurant (complete with a custom-built pastificio showcasing handcrafted can- nelloni and pappardelle in all their glory) in the Fulton market District. For those looking to share, the hearty ragù alla napoletana (shown) features fusilli, caccia- tore sausage, soppressata meatballs, tomato braised Berkshire pork shank, and wild oregano. 1020 W. Madison St., 312-888-3041; ITALIAN ICON "I first came to Coco Pazzo a year ago for Valentine's Day on a whim - I typically don't eat at Italian places since my family cooks great Italian food. Turns out, the place is a classic. I ended up getting married there ... and everything was phenomenal. The staff from top down is excellent - particularly Roberto the GM and Ann Marie the head of sales ... Details matter, and Coco Pazzo knows details." — Kyle Evangelista, Vice President of Sales, Guerrero Howe Custom Media 300 W. Hubbard St. 312-836-0900

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