Chef Didier Durand's remake of his French bistro features small plates and burgers in addition to classic fare.
Cuban cafe welcome on a restaurant-poor stretch of Clybourn.
Korean restaurant with tabletop grilling, a large sake list, and specialty cocktails.
CLOSED. Salvadoran restaurant featuring pupusas and other antojitos, plus egg dishes, lunch and weekend specials, and simple, inexpensive entrees.
Cavelike Armenian restaurant that draws adventurous diners for interesting low-budget fare.
Old-world Loop restaurant convenient to the Art Institute and Symphony Center; afternoon tea service is daily from 2:30 to 4:30 PM.
River North location of the popular South Loop Japanese restaurant.
Restaurant and wine bar offering "cheese, swine, and wine"; the chef is Jimmy Bannos Jr.
Far-north-side outpost of the Leona's-owned burgercentric sports bar, offering exotica such as ostrich burgers in addition to the standards and a large list of craft beers.
Brewpub cum sports bar offering a vast menu including sliders and gourmet burgers, including some with game.
Ethiopian restaurant across from the Green Mill.
Cafe from the folks behind Uptown's Inspiration Cafe.
Lakeview storefront offering authentic Ottoman fare, including some rarely found specialties.
Home-style Italian, with authentic offerings from antipasti to veal meatballs and whole grilled fish.
Fresh, authentic, all-vegetarian southern Indian cuisine, including massive paper dosai.