TOP 10 DINERS’ CHOICE WINNERS
Oriole is in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, serving an extended tasting menu sure to incite a memorable dining experience. Enter through a freight elevator, and wallah! You can expect caviar to start, rye capellini for seconds, and lamb belly to finish, along with a host of desserts.
Grace, in the Randolph Street area west of downtown Chicago, offers progressive American cuisine in a tasting menu format. For extra special occasions, there is a private dining space that seats up to 12.
Located in the West town neighborhood, Temporis seats 20 guests at a time. With an eight course tasting menu at $125, you’re sure to get the bang out of your buck.
Goosefoot foods comes as unique and natural as its name. This 16-seat BYOB restaurant in Lincoln Square serves fine French cuisine with a modern flair from small artisan farm products.
Steak and Seafood house with mouthwatering Prime and Black Angus and wild species of seafood like South African and Australian cold water lobster tails along with Canadian fresh water walleye and lake perch.
PRIMO means “first dish” in Italian, and this Italian eat is sure to do just that. Serving Chef Entrees, artisanal cheeses and charcuterie, fine wines, Champagne, and Chocolate Martinis—yes, Chocolate Martinis. In the meantime, you’ll be amidst chocolate and sugar artwork created by the famous Chef Alain Roby himself!
Don Quijote Restaurant is sometimes known as the heart of Spain in the heart of Valparaiso. There are two dozen different tapas here, including but not limited to Octopus, Galician style meat pastries, and the traditional “Tortilla Española.”
Runa, meaning “platinum moon,” is your Wicker Park sleek sushi bar, offering a mix of Dim Sum and Sushi, with 25 individual sushi and sashimi pieces, 30 different rolls, and 17 chef specialty rolls. Seats 40-50 people.
Outstanding food! We repeat: Outstanding food! This Latin fusion restaurant serving locally sourced meats and produce, surprise you with their unique twist on the “taco.” We recommend that you try the bravas appetizer and the ceviche and the ‘salsa macha.’
It’s more than just the red box on the Gold Coast. Ikram is a cafe that thrives on basic principles: farm to table food, simple, clean and healthy preparations to maximize flavors. The menu is swapped in and out regularly, but the fantastic quality of the food never changes.