Archive for December 2018

Bellemore: my go-to spot for lunch in the West Loop

Bellemore: my go-to spot for lunch in the West Loop
I love to go out for lunch, It’s quicker, less hassle and less expensive than dinner. I also like dining in the West Loop. Therein lies the rub. Although you can find lunch spots in the West Loop and the Fulton Market District, many of the popular, buzz-worthy, trendy places like Monteverde, Girl & the Goat,... Read more »

The Early Bird Gets the Bargain

There are good trends and bad, and Happy Hour is one of the best. For starters, everybody wins. Diners get a bargain, and restaurants give down time a positive spin. Some restaurants focus on spirits and nibbles, while others offer a well-priced prix-fixe as a bonus for early birds. Locanda’s location in a part of... Read more »

Yūgen the highly anticipated West Loop restaurant is a thing of beauty

Yūgen the highly anticipated West Loop restaurant is a thing of beauty
Yūgen, in Japanese translates to “a profound, mysterious sense of the beauty of the universe.” A wonderful name for a restaurant but a lot to live up to. The just opened Yūgen restaurant with Mari Katsumura at the helm occupies the former space that Curtis Duffy’s three-Michelin-starred restaurant Grace once called home at 652 W. Randolph. Katsumura, a Chicago... Read more »
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