Three Dots and a Dash is a tropical retreat in the heart of River North.
Its tiki theme, complete with a thatched roof over the main bar and rotating list of classic and original Polynesian cocktails, makes it one of the most popular lounges in the city.
His unique, cutting-edge cuisine, full of twists and turns, comes with equally remarkable service, and an extremely high price.
Chef Tony Priolo (Coco Pazzo) opened his own place in the old Timo space in 2008.
Piccolo Sogno, which means "little dream" in Italian, features fresh, seasonal rustic Italian cuisine and an all-Italian wine program.
On the South Side, it's Bronzeville and Pilsen for Southern-inspired fare and chef-driven delights.A collaboration between Four Corners Tavern Group & Brendan Sodikoff's Hogsalt, Steak Bar is located in Old Town.The multi-level restaurant is on the more casual side opposed to the higher end steakhouse options that have opened around town of late, with cocktails on draft, steak nachos and Fireball-infused Old Fashioneds.From molecular gastronomy to gourmet Mexican cuisine, Chicago's hottest restaurants offer it all.The world-class Windy City boasts more Michelin stars and James Beard award-winning restaurants on average, but it manages to stay humble.
Steps from Millennium Park, The Gage serves upscale comfort food, fine wines, boutique beers and whiskeys amid a vintage decor. The casual River West restaurant focuses on New American cuisine and cocktails.