Profiles Index - page 2
Amarind's Thai Restaurant
Chef-owner Rangsan Sutcharit puts his experience at the legendary fine dining thai restaurant Arun's into good practice at this much cheaper spot.
Ann Sather's Swedish diner food is delish, but the big hit here are their decadent cinnamon rolls.
Army and Lou's
This casual spot has been serving up some of Chicago's best soul food for over half a century.
If you're looking for lasagna, go somewhere else. A Tavola goes the northern Italy route, serving up dishes like grilled beef tenderloin with rosemary potatoes and gnocchi with brown sage butter.
Communal dining at its finest, Chef Koren Grieveson prepares Mediterranean cuisine at a level that rivals Blackbird, Avec's wildly popular sibling next door.
Chef John Caputo brings creativity and refinement to this wine bar, restaurant, market hybrid.
Chef Michael Altenberg cranks out French standards with a twist, and a focus on using organic, sustainably farmed ingredients.
Chef/owner Paul Kahan made Blackbird a Chicago culinary fixture with his ever-changing menu and austere, yet serene dining room.
Bistrot Margot in Old Town has a great menu of French standards, like coq au vin and saumon grille duchesse.
Bob Chinn's Crab House
Bob Chinn's Crab House offers super fresh king crab legs and seafood, and people must like it -- the restaurant serves up to 3,000 diners a day.
Chef Giuseppe Scurato's menu is focused, accessible, and wildly ambitious about using only the freshest products.
Cafe Absinthe is a Wicker Park staple, and a great place to take your date before a night out at the area's various clubs.
Delicious spanish tapas and yummy sangria abound at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!, an always busy spot in Lincoln Park.
This casual spot is the place to get spanish tapas and sangria in River North.
Cafe Le Coq
Cafe Le Coq specializes in serving up French bistro standards like cassoulet and braised rabbit.
Cafe Matou's menu changes daily, offering French food fans in Wicker Park a unique visit every time.
Chef Vincent Di Battista's menu of organic seasonal fare and thoughtful preparations have made Campagnola a neighborhood treasure.
Carlos' is a fine dining institution, serving contemporary French cuisine in an elegant setting with impeccable service.
Carson's is the big place for tourists to tuck into a big slab of Chicago BBQ ribs.
Many will argue that Charlie Trotter's is the best restaurant in America -- while that may be debatable, Chef Trotter certainly put Chicago on the fine dining map with his painstakingly complex food creations that often use dozens of ingredients.
People line up for long waits and huge portions at this restaurant in the base of the John Hancock Building.
Chicago Chop House
Chicago Chop House is located in a restored Victorian brownstone, a perfect historic setting to enjoy some of Chicago's finest steak.
Located in a converted 1905 firehouse, this restaurant serves up simple, well-prepared American dishes and is a favorite of Mayor Daley.
Crofton on Wells
Chef Suzy Crofton's retaurant on -- you guessed it -- Wells Street is food-focused, unpretentious, and has become a Chicago favorite.
Cyrano's Bistrot & Wine Bar
This traditional French bistro feels like it was transported directly from Chef/owner Didier Durand's hometown of -- where else -- Bergerac, France.