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AUTRE MONDE CAFE – Dan Pancake & Beth Partridge

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 6727 W Roosevelt Rd (between Oak Park Ave & Euclid Ave) Berwyn, IL 60402 (708) 775-8122 Chef Dan Pancake & Beth Partridge quite literally live farm to table.  As Chefs who have a deep culinary history with Mediterranean and Italian cuisines, the duo also owns and operates Cakeridge  [Read More]

BACARO – Thad Morrow

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WebsiteFacebook 113 North Walnut • Champaign, IL 61820 217-398-6982 HOURS: Tuesday thru Sunday 5pm-11pm About bacaro Chef/owner Thad Morrow opened bacaro as a wine bar in November 2001. Originally offering Italian wines and a limited menu of crostini and panini, it soon grew into a restaurant offering pastas, risottos, and entrees. bacaro’s menu  [Read More]

BARN & COMPANY – Gary Wiviott

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 950 W. WRIGHTWOOD (Corner Lincoln & Sheffield) 773.832.4000 HOURS: M – F: 4pm – 2am Saturday: 11am – 3am Sunday: 11am – 2am Barn & Company, a smokehouse and public hall from the team behind Hubbard Inn, along with Pitmaster Gary Wiviott, bring true Low Slow hickory smoked  [Read More]


WebsiteFacebookTwitter 444 N Wabash Ave (between Hubbard St & Illinois St) Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 626-2444 Executive Pastry Chef – AARON LINDGREN Aaron Lindgren is an executive pastry chef who received his first cooking lessons by his mother in the “gourmet ghetto” of Berkeley, California, and later was trained  [Read More]

BIG JONES – Paul Fehribach (* 5 year BFC VET)

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 5347 N. Clark Chicago, IL 60640 Phone: 773-275-5725 Open every day for brunch, lunch, & dinner Monday – Thursday: 11am – 9pm Friday: 11am – 10pm Saturday: 9am – 10pm Sunday: 9am – 9pm Paul Fehribach is Executive Chef and co-owner of Big Jones. Throughout his career Paul  [Read More]

BISTRO CAMPAGNE – Michael Altenberg

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 4518 N Lincoln Ave (between Sunnyside Ave & Wilson Ave) Chicago, IL 60625 Neighborhoods: Lincoln Square, Ravenswood (773) 271-6100 Bistro Campagne is a warm and friendly neighborhood restaurant in the tradition of a true French bistro. From our beginning, Bistro Campagne has strived to capture and express that  [Read More]


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WebsiteFacebookTwitter Bleeding Heart Bakery was first opened as a tiny stand at a farmer’s market before becoming a tiny space on Chicago Avenue in 2004, and then finally moving to its current home in Roscoe Village in 2006. The idea behind BHB was to use local, organic and sustainable ingrediants to provide  [Read More]


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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 500 West Superior Street Chicago, IL 60654 312-948-8744 Dinner Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Friday – Saturday: 5:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. Brunch Saturday & Sunday: 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bar & Lounge Sunday – Thursday: 5:30 p.m. – 12 midnight Friday – Saturday:  [Read More]


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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 321 North Clark (River Level), Chicago, IL 60610 312.644.0283 Monday – CLOSED Tuesday – Friday:  
Lunch: 11:00am – 2:30pm
, Dinner: 4:30 to close Saturday: 
Brunch: 10:00am – 3:00pm, 
Dinner: 4:30 to close Sunday – CLOSED This Industrial Tavern concept was derived from the two owners (Mark Hemmer and  [Read More]


WebsiteFacebookTwitter 2152 N. Damen Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60647 Phone:  773-862-5555 Hours: Sunday Brunch, 10am-2:30pm Sunday, 5pm-10pm Monday-Thursday, 5:30pm-10pm Friday, 5:30pm-midnight Saturday, 5pm-midnight Chris Pandel – The Bristol A rising star on the Chicago culinary scene, executive chef Chris Pandel has honed his craft at Courtright’s Restaurant, Café Boulud of  [Read More]


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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 1578 N. CLYBOURN (Just south of North Ave on Clybourn in Lincoln Park) P 312.255.0055 F 312.255.9955 HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 11am to 11pm Friday & Saturday: 11am to 12am John McLean – Chief Proprietor, Good Eats Restaurant Group John McLean is the chef proprietor of Good Eats Restaurant  [Read More]

CAFÉ des ARCHITECTES – Greg Biggers

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 20 East Chestnut Street, Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 324-4063 ‎ Open every day from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm Discover Sofitel on Greg Biggers – Sofitel Chicago Water Tower Executive Chef Executive Chef Greg Biggers joined Sofitel Chicago Water Tower in January of 2011 to oversee all aspects  [Read More]


WebsiteFacebookTwitter 4343 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 Phone: 773-477-7144 Hours: Dinner Served Monday and Wednesday-Sunday from 5-10pm Afternoon Tea Service Saturdays and Sundays from 2-4pm Sunday Brunch – 10am-2pm Closed Tuesdays Chef Gilbert Langlois Chef Gilbert Langlois grew up in Mokena, Illinois. After first moving to New Orleans  [Read More]

CHICAGO q – Lee Ann Whippen

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 1160 N. Dearborn Street • Chicago, IL 312.642.1160 Hours: Sun-Thu 11 am-10:30 pm Fri-Sat 11 am-12 am LEE ANN WHIPPEN – Chef/Partner Chef Lee Ann Whippen is excited to start the new urban BBQ restaurant Chicago q. Lee Ann Whippen is also President and Owner of Wood Chick’s  [Read More]

CHIZAKAYA – Harold Jurado

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 3056 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago IL, 60657 Phone: 773-697-4725 Hours: Monday-Thursday: 5pm-11:30pm Friday-Saturday: 5pm-12pm Closed Sunday Chef Harold Jurado Harold Jurado has cooking in his blood—his mother is chef and baker for a family-owned Filipino restaurant in the suburbs of Chicago. Growing up, he witnessed the passion it  [Read More]


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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 500 S. Dearborn Street Chicago, Illinois 60605 Phone: 312-523-0200 Hours: Breakfast: Mon-Fri 7-9am, Sat & Sun 8-10am, Lunch: Mon-Sat 11:30am-2pm, Dinner: Mon-Sun 5-10pm, Brunch on Saturday & Sunday from 10:30 – 4pm. Custom House Tavern is a sleek, contemporary restaurant in the heart of downtown Chicago, which focuses  [Read More]


WebsiteFacebookTwitter at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago, A Four Seasons Hotel 160 E Pearson Street Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 573-5160   Team deca at Baconfest Chicago 2012: Gunthorp Farm glazed pork belly, creamy Anson Mills polenta, fava beans

FLO AND SANTOS – Mark Rimkus

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 1310 S. Wabash Ave Hours: We’re open every day for business at 11:30 a.m. Family friendly and a bit more “social” after 8pm-ish. About Flo & Santos Located in Chicago’s South Loop Neighborhood, Flo & Santos is a warm 67 seat exposed brick and red-boothed pub and eatery.  [Read More]

FRONTIER – Brian Jupiter

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 1072 North Milwaukee • Chicago, IL 60642 773.772.4322 THE FRONTIER STORY Frontier is a warm, multi-level space replete with a 40-foot bar, private party room, open-air kitchen and beer garden. The West Town tavern features state-of-the-art ice taps with 16 seasonal and traditional beers, over 20 varieties of  [Read More]

HOPLEAF – Ben Sheagren

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 5148 N. Clark St. • Chicago, IL 60640 • (773) 334-9851 Open 365 days of the year. BAR HOURS: Sunday – Friday 3pm – 2am Saturday 3pm – 3am KITCHEN HOURS: Monday – Thursday 5pm – 11pm Friday & Saturday 5pm – 12am Sunday 4pm – 10pm Reservations  [Read More]

INOVASI – John des Rosiers

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 28 E. Center  Ave. • Lake Bluff, IL 60044 847.295.1000 HOURS: Monday: Lunch – 11:30 – 2, Dinner – 5:30 Tuesday: Lunch – 11:30 – 2, Dinner – 5:30 Wednesday: Lunch – 11:30 – 2, Dinner – 5:30 Thursday:  Lunch – 11:30 – 2, Dinner – 5:30 Friday:  Lunch  [Read More]

LA MADIA – Jonathan Fox

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WebsiteFacebook Twitter 59 W. Grand Ave. • Chicago, IL 60654 312.329.0400 Hours: Monday-Tuesday – 11:15a.m. – 11:15p.m. Wednesday-Saturday – 11:15a.m. – 1:a.m. Sunday – noon – 10pm. At LA MADIA , two pleasures – great food and distinctive, delicious wines – come together. After tasting dozens of styles of pizza in the U.S.  [Read More]

LILLIE’S Q – Charlie Mckenna

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 1856 W North Ave • Chicago, IL 60606 773-772-5500 Hours of operation Sunday – Thursday 11am – 11pm Friday — Saturday 11am – midnight Chef Charlie McKenna owns Lillie’s Q — a Bucktown restaurant named after his maternal grandmother, Lillie, that serves award-winning competition BBQ along with elevated Southern favorites and  [Read More]


WebsiteFacebookTwitter 17 E. Monroe Street • Chicago, Illinois 60603 312.917.3404 HOURS: Breakfast: 6:30am – 11am Lunch: Mon thru Fri 11am – 2pm, Sat & Sun 11am – 3pm Dinner Prix Fixe: 5pm – 10pm Dinner: Sun thru Thu 5pm – 10pm, Fri & Sat 5pm – 11pm Executive Chef Joseph  [Read More]

LOKaL – Artur Wnorowski

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 1904 W North Ave • Chicago, IL 60622 773-904-8113 Hours: Brunch: Saturday – Sunday 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Dinner: Monday – Thursday: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Friday – Saturday: 5:00 PM – 11:30 PM Late Night: Tuesday- Friday: 10:00 PM – 2:00 AM, Saturday: 10:00 PM – 3:00 AM LOKaL is a  [Read More]


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Website Facebook 1224 W. Wilson • Chicago, IL 60640 773-728-8785 Hours: Sunday 5-9pm, Monday CLOSED, Tuesday-Saturday 5:30pm-close, Brunch Sunday 10am-3pm Chef Kas Medhat As a kid growing up in Oak Brook, Kas Medhat’s main exposure to cooking was through his Turkish father (“a grill man”) and his Iranian mother (“lots of rice  [Read More]

MARKETHOUSE – Scott Walton

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 611 North Fairbanks Ct. Chicago, IL 60611 – Ph. 312.224.2200 Hours of Operation: Breakfast 6am-11am Brunch 11am-2pm Lunch 11am-4:30pm Lounge 5pm-11am Dinner 5pm-10pm MARKETHOUSE offers American contemporary cuisine and uses fresh, seasonal herbs, produce, meat and poultry.  Our Executive Chef, Scott Walton, has created a menu that marries  [Read More]

MAY ST. CAFE – Mario Santiago

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 1146 W Cermak Rd (between May St & Carpenter St) Chicago, IL 60608 (312) 421-4442 Hours: Tue-Thu, 5 pm – 10 pm and Fri-Sat, 5 pm – 11 pm May St. Cafe This casual, eclectic Pilsen cafe is known for inventive cuisine.  Chef Mario Santiago’s menu draws influence  [Read More]

MEXIQUE – Carlos Gaytan

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WebsiteFacebook 1529 West Chicago Ave. • Chicago, IL 60622 312.850.0288 HOURS: Tuesday thru Thursday • 11:00 am – 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Friday • 11:00 am – 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm Saturday • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm –  [Read More]

MODERNO – Philip Rubino

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1850 Second St. | Highland Park, IL 60035 | 847-433-8600 WebsiteTwitter  - Facebook Located in downtown Highland Park, IL, Moderno is a new restaurant from Chef-Proprietor John des Rosiers and Executive Chef Phil Rubino that celebrates the spirit of Italian cuisine. At the heart of our menu are dishes composed of  [Read More]


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WebsiteFacebook 3905 N. Lincoln Avenue • Chicago, IL 60613 773-248-3905 Dinner Hours: Monday – Thursday: 5:30pm – 10:00pm (bar open later) Saturday Lunch: 11:00am – 2.30pm Dinner: 5.30pm – 11pm (bar open later) Sunday Brunch: 10:30am – 2:30pm Dinner: 5:00pm – 9:00pm (bar open later) JEANNE CARLSON, EXECUTIVE CHEF, Mrs. Murphy  [Read More]


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Website FacebookTwitter 440 W Randolph Street | Chicago, IL 60606 (312) 575-9900 | (fax) (312) 575-9901 LUNCH HOURS: Monday – Friday 11:30AM – 1:30PM DINNER HOURS: Monday – Thursday 5:30PM – 10PM *reservation dependent Friday – Saturday 5PM – 11PM Closed Sunday (except during specific conventions, etc.) Proper Attire Required  [Read More]

OLD TOWN SOCIAL – Jared Van Camp & Zeeshan Shah

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 455 West North Ave. • Chicago, IL 60610 312-266-2277 Hours: M-F 5pm-2am, Sat 11am-3am, Sun 11am-2am ABOUT JARED VAN CAMP Named the “Sausage King of Chicago” by dining editor, Heather Shouse (TimeOut, Food & Wine), “Best New Chef in Chicago” by TimeOut Eat Out Reader’s awards in 2010 and  [Read More]


WebsiteFacebookTwitter 1028 W. Diversey • Chicago, IL 60614 773.290.6988 Monday through Friday: 11:30 a.m.-2:00 a.m. Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 a.m. Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m. Patrick Berger ( Paddy Long’s ) It was a rugby game in Dublin that inspired friends and restaurant veterans Chris Latchford and Pat Berger to open Paddy Long’s Beer  [Read More]

PIECE – Bill Jacobs & Jonathan Cutler

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 1927 W. North Avenue • Chicago, Il 60622 773.772.4422 Hours: Mon-Wed:  11:00am-1:30am (Kitchen closes at 10:30pm) Thursday:  11:00am-1:30am (Kitchen closes at 11:00pm) Friday:  11:00am-2:00am (Kitchen closes at 12:30am) Saturday:  11:00am-3:0am (Kitchen closes at 12:30am) Sunday:  11:00am-1:0am (Kitchen closes at 10:00pm) Piece  has been serving world class  [Read More]

PLEASANT HOUSE BAKERY – Art and Chelsea Jackson

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 964 West 31st Street • Chicago, Illinois 60608 773-523-PIES (7437) HOURS: Tuesday thru Thursday • 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday • 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday • 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Closed Monday About Pleasant House Bakery is a family owned bakery and cafe located  [Read More]


WebsiteFacebook@DBPrimeHouse@RickGresh 616 N. Rush Street (at Ontario) • Chicago, IL 60611 312.660.6000 Breakfast – Monday through Sunday: 7 – 11 a.m. Lunch
 – Monday through Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Brunch
 – Sunday: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Dinner – 
Sunday: 5:30 – 10 p.m.
  Monday through  [Read More]

PUBLIC HOUSE and BULL & BEAR – David Blonsky

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    WebsiteFacebookTwitter 400 N. State St. • Chicago, IL 60654 312-265-1240 Hours: Mon-Fri: 11:30 am – 2 am Sat: 11 am – 3 am Sun: 11 am – 2 am Public House (from Metromix): This new beer-centric bar from the owners of Bull & Bear opened in mid-January.  Twice as large  [Read More]

PURE KITCHEN – Nick Lacasse

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 451 N Elizabeth • Chicago, IL 60642 p. 312.224.8277 f.   312.262.3946 About Pure Kitchen: We create memories around the tables at which we sit. At Pure Kitchen Catering, we strive to make our cuisine a highlight of any event. We work with you to create more than  [Read More]


WebsiteFacebookTwitter Please Contact or 630-542-3189 Red Butter, Inc. is a boutique caterer owned and operated by Chef Monica Sharma.  Chef Monica prides herself in cooking with seasonal ingredients and adding subtle East Indian influences to her food.  Red Butter specializes in creating unique, memorable dining experiences for their  [Read More]

RED CANARY – Daniel Tolentino

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 695 N. Milwaukee Ave. • Chicago, IL 60622 312.846.1475 HOURS OF OPERATION Monday-Friday: 5pm-2am Saturday: 6pm-3am Sunday: 10am-3pm Weekend Brunch: Sat~10am-2pm & Sun~10am-3pm “Real. American. Comfort.” is crafted for our dining guests by Chef de Comfort Daniel Tolentino.  Tolentino utilizes local, seasonal and sustainable ingredients in The Red  [Read More]


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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 1924 West Chicago Ave 773.645.4949 HOURS: Sunday thru Friday • 11am-2am Saturday • 11am-3am About Roots Handmade Pizza: Dining scene vets Greg Mohr and Scott Weiner co-own this West Town restaurant located at the corner of Chicago and Winchester avenues that specializes in Quad Cities-style hand-tossed pizza. Roots  [Read More]


  WebsiteFacebook Twitter 108 East Superior Street • Chicago, IL 60611 312-337-2888 The Lobby – Hours: Mon-Thu 6:30 am – 11 pm, Fri-Sat 6:30 am – 12 am, Sun 10 am – 11 pm Shanghai Terrace – Hours: Mon-Sat 5 pm – 11 pm Pierrot Gourmet – Hours: Mon-Thu 7 am  [Read More]


WebsiteFacebookTwitter The Signature Room at the 95th 875 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60611 Phone: 312.787.9596 Hours of Operation Sunday: Brunch 10am – 2pm, Dinner 5pm – 10pm Monday through Thursday: Lunch 11am – 2:30pm, Dinner 5pm – 10pm Friday and Saturday: Lunch 11am – 2:30pm, Dinner 5pm – 11pm ( The Signature Room at the 95th ) Located atop the  [Read More]


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WebsiteFacebookTwitter Small Bar Division 2049 W. Division Chicago, IL Phone: 773-772-2727 Business Hours Monday thru Friday 11am – 2am Saturday 10am – 3am BRUNCH 10am – 2pm Sunday 10am – 2am BRUNCH 10am – 2pm Kitchen Hours Sunday, Monday & Tuesday kitchen open until 11pm Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday kitchen open  [Read More]


WebsiteFacebookTwitter South Water Kitchen 225 N. Wabash Avenue Chicago, IL 60601 Tel: (312) 236-9300 Fax: (312) 960-8538 Hours: Breakfast: Monday – Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Brunch: Saturday – Sunday, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Lunch: Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Dinner: Monday – Saturday,  [Read More]

SPACCA NAPOLI – Jonathan Goldsmith

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter Spacca Napoli Pizzeria 1769 W. Sunnyside • Chicago, IL 60640 773-878-2420 Hours:(Lunch & Dinner) Monday – Closesd Tuesday 5-9pm Wednesday 11:30-3pm & 5-9pm Thursday 11:30-3 pm & 5-9pm Friday 11:30-3pm & 5pm-10pm Saturday 11:30 – 10pm Sunday 12pm-9pm Jonathan Goldsmith Jonathan Goldsmith grew up in an atmosphere where a love of  [Read More]

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  WebsiteFacebookTwitter 3819 N. Broadway • Chicago, IL • 60613 773-868-9866 Hours: Tue – Sat: 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sun: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm About: A brand new restaurant concept by the Hearty Boys and Gale Gand! Spritz Burger features vintage seltzer cocktails and awesome sandwiches for everyone!   [Read More]

THE FLORENTINE – Chris Macchia

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter The Florentine Located in the JW Marriott Chicago, in the city’s bustling Loop financial district, The Florentine offers an elegant yet accessible interpretation of seasonal Italian cuisine. Characterized by simplicity and paramount ingredients, the menu showcases top imported Italian pastas, cheeses, salts and meats as well as ingredients  [Read More]

UNCLE BUB’S BBQ – Jimmy Harvatt

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 132 South Cass Avenue • Westmont, Illinois 60559 630-493-9000 • Fax 630-493-1180 Open 7 Days a Week! Sunday thru Thursday • 11am to 9pm Friday & Saturday • 11am to 10pm Uncle Bub’s Hickory Smoked BBQ Restaurant was born in 1997 in Westmont, Illinois. While fulfilling a lifelong  [Read More]