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

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PhotograPhy courtesy of Nick Murway EddiE V's Dine on upscale seafood like the Chilean sea bass or a classic New York strip in the heart of downtown. 521 N. Rush St., 312-595-1114; EL idEas Chef Phillip Foss's open kitchen brings a Michelin- starred dining experience to Lawndale. 2419 W. 14 St., 312-226-8144; Farm Bar From the Farmhouse team, this Lakeview tavern pays homage to all things Midwest-fresh by sourcing locally. 1300 W. Wellington Ave., 773-281-2599 GEnE & GEorGEtti A Chicago icon beloved for steaks and chops. 500 N. Franklin St., 312-527-3718; GrEEnriVEr Raise a glass at this Irish- inspired restaurant and bar in Streeterville. 259 E. Erie St., 312-337-0101; thE hampton sociaL Embrace the Montauk mind-set with crab cakes and lobster rolls. 353 W. Hubbard St., 312-464-0500; thE hEaVy FEathEr A '70s-inspired lounge above Slippery Slope with creative concoctions. 2357 N. Milwaukee Ave., Second Fl., 773-799-8504 impEriaL Lamian Indonesia's Imperial Group makes its US debut with hand-pulled noodles and tea-infused libations. 6 W. Hubbard St., 312-595-9440; ixcatEco GriLL Indulge in traditional Mexican plates by Topolobampo vet Anselmo Ramirez in Albany Park. 3402 W. Montrose Ave., 773-539-5887; Johnny's GriLL Sarah Jordan (Boka, Blackbird) honors her Celtic roots at this diner with Irish breakfast and fish and chips. 2545 N. Kedzie Ave., 773-278-2215 Latinicity Chef Richard Sandoval brings Latin flavor to Block 37 with no less than a dozen Eataly-style eateries. 108 N. State St., Third Fl., 312-795-4444; mapLE & ash Danny Grant's ode to Chicago's carnivorous roots, with steaks cooked in a 12-foot hearth. 8 W. Maple St., 312-944-8888; mastro's stEakhousE A glitzy River North destination for steaks and sushi. 520 N. Dearborn St., 312-521-5100; momotaro Savor flavorful sushi like the momomaki (bigeye tuna, spicy octopus, lotus root). 820 W. Lake St., 312-733-4818; morton's thE stEakhousE A classic destination for carnivores since 1978. 65 E. Wacker Pl., 312-201-0410; thE northman The city's inaugural cider bar boasts more than 100 labels. 4337 N. Lincoln Ave.; oystEr Bah Don't miss the New England stuffies and king crab bites at Shaw's Crab House's sister concept. 1962 N. Halsted St., 773-248-3000; pELaGo Chef/owner Mauro Mafrici and wife Kimberly Anguil Mafrici welcome a sophisticated foodie crowd with impeccably executed upscale Italian dining. 201 E. Delaware Pl., 312-280-0700; puBLic housE This beloved sports bar by DineAmic Group (Bar Siena, Prime & Provisions) unveils a sleek new look. 400 N. State St., 312-265-1240; 78 Packed Lunch just got a serious upgrade in hyde Park, where mike Sheerin's (embeya) highly anticipated fast-casual concept specializes in seasonally crafted asian-style dumplings ( s h o w n) in iterations like pastrami and Peking duck. in addition to inventive updates on classic sides like macaroni and cheese and hush puppies, des- serts such as banana dumplings (banana, chocolate, Brazil nuts, nori peanut butter, and whipped cream) also get the gourmet treatment. 1321 E. 57th St., 312-219-6544; Scene the guide BEEFED UP Located in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood, the Corned Beef Factory boasts stacked sandwiches with freshly-sliced meat and premium toppings that recall the detail- oriented butchers of old. The restaurant goes back to basics with classic corned beef, reuben, and pastrami sandwiches; the menu also boasts more complex maneuvers like the Tom and Jerry Combo, a corned beef and pastrami- on-rye creation accented with spicy mustard. And while you might come for the sandwiches, you'll want to stay for the crisp, homemade chips and Honey Puffs. 1009 W. Lake St. 312-666-2535.

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