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Michigan Avenue - 2016 - Issue 6 - Winter - Dwyane Wade

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WHERE TO EAT, DRINK, AND PLAY IN CHICAGO. SCENE : THE GUIDE DINE & DRINK THE AVIARY The city's premier destination for avant-garde cocktails. 955 W. Fulton Market; BAR LUPO New to River North, this Italian pub boasts a beverage program curated by mixologist extraordinaire Liz Pearce. 217 W. Huron St., 312-643-3400; BOLEO Sexy rooftop lounge in The Kimpton Gray Hotel serving contemporary takes on South American street fare. 122 W. Monroe St., 15th Fl., 312-750- 9007; CHICAGO CHOP HOUSE Go old school at this clubby, classic River North steakhouse. 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; CINDY'S This buzzing terrace atop the landmark Chicago Athletic Association Hotel boasts a new lunch menu, not to mention a killer view of Millennium Park. 12 S. Michigan Ave., 13th Fl., 312-792-3502; LEÑA BRAVA Feel the heat from the spicy aguachiles at Rick Bayless's buzzing new Baja-style addition to Restaurant Row. 900 W. Randolph St., 312-733-1975; restaurants/lena-brava LH This tri-level rooftop lounge instantly became the city's hottest bar with a view when it debuted in late spring at the LondonHouse hotel. 85 E. Upper Wacker Dr., 21st–23rd Fls., 312-357-1200; rooftop MAD SOCIAL Craft cocktails and global cuisine from the Phil Stefani group. 1140 W. Madison St., 312-243-2097; MERCADITO Nosh on guacamole and tacos at this River North hit. 108 W. Kinzie St., 312-329-9555; MASTRO'S Glitzy River North destination for steaks and sushi. 520 N. Dearborn St., 312-521-5100; MORTON'S THE STEAKHOUSE The Chicago original. 1050 N. State St., 312-266-4820; OCEAN CUT CHICAGO Sophisticated-yet- approachable seafood COCO CHAMPAGNE LOUNGE Sleek new multi-level restau- rant and wine bar set to open late fall in the heart of River North. 23 W. Hubbard St.; 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; cornedbeef GT PRIME The team behind GT Fish & Oyster get carnivorous. 707 N. Wells St., 312-600-6305; IL PORCELLINO Indulge in rustic Italian classics like gnocchi bolognese at this inviting trattoria. 59 W. Hubbard St., 312-595-0800; JOY DISTRICT Expansive restaurant and lounge from the restaurateurs behind Hubbard Inn. 112 W. Hubbard St., 312-955-0339; STEADFAST Dynamite chef duo Chris Davies and Chris Teixeira put another feather in the cap of Fifty/50 Restaurant Group (The Berkshire Room, The Sixth) with this inno- vative American-Mediterranean restaurant, offering bites from snack-sized gougères with lemon caper goat cheese to table-sized whole roasted duck. Take respite from the bustle of the Loop in the luxe, intimate space by sipping an aptly named cocktail, like the "Relax...It's Over" (vodka or gin, lillet, wild rose tea, soda). 120 W. Monroe St.; 312-801-8899; THIS PAGE: PHOTOGRAPHY BY ETHAN TALLEY; OPPOSITE PAGE: BY LIZ LAUREN 72 MICHIGANAVEMAG.COM ITALIAN ICON One of the only area restaurants to receive the Seal of Authenticity from the Italian government, this AAA Four Diamond icon has been serving food-forward cuisine since 1992. Known for exceptional service and an ambiance that encourages guests to create moments that matter "a tavola", diners are treated to a seasonal menu that celebrates the harvest of the Tuscan countryside. The multi-awarded wine list features curated selections from Italy. 300 W. Hubbard St. 312-836-0900

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