5 Hot Chicago Restaurants to Visit Now

Chicago’s restaurant scene is as strong as ever. While our city has a host of longtime culinary institutions, a slew of new restaurants emerge each year. We have a pulse on the latest — and best — restaurants to visit now.


Bookmark these 5 hot Chicago restaurants to visit now…



Bellemore: Artistic American fare in swanky digs.  (564 W. Randolph Street)


Booth One

Booth One: Chicago classic re-invented at the former Ambassador Hotel.  (1301 N. State Parkway)


Gibsons Italia

Gibsons Italia: Casual elegance with contemporary Italian influences.  (233 N. Canal Street)



Somerset: Pays homage to retro-American country club culture.  (1112 N. State Street)



Beatnik: Bohemian-inspired cocktail bar and restaurant.   (1604 W. Chicago Avenue)



Which spot looks best to you?



Featured, Luxury

Coming Soon: Luxury Living at 1000M

Chicago has a new skyscraper in the works. Located at 1000 South Michigan Avenue, 1000M is a new luxury condo development currently in pre-construction. Towering 74 stories tall, the building will overlook Grant Park and offer sweeping views of Lake Michigan. Designed by world-renowned architect Helmut Jahn, alongside interiors by Chicago native Kara Mann, 1000M is targeted toward the luxury buyer. The building will feature 323 condominiums and full service amenities, like a sundeck, swimming pool, gardens, sky terrace, gym and spa.

Available units range in price from $570,000 to $8,100,000 — varying in size from 926 to 5,488 square feet. Sales for 1000M will begin in late spring/early summer 2017. The development is scheduled for completion in 2021. For additional details, contact @properties.


Take a peek at 1000M, Chicago’s newest luxury building…



What do you think of 1000M?



Most Expensive

Chicago’s Most Expensive Sold Homes of 2017

Chicago saw its fair share of pricey real estate sales in 2017, from the South Loop to Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and beyond. Let’s take a look back at multi-million dollar luxury listings of last year — as homes that successfully closed. Here’s an overview of Chicago’s most expensive sold homes from 2017.


These Chicago homes were among the most expensive sold in 2017:


52 E. Bellevue Place – Gold Coast

SOLD: $7,500,000

Gold Coast Home Expert
Beata Gaska, Sergio & Banks
(773) 235-6100



542 W. Grant Place – Lincoln Park

SOLD: $7,200,000

Lincoln Park East Home Expert

Linda Levin, James Sotheby’s International Realty

(312) 320-6741




2224 N. Dayton Street – Lincoln Park

SOLD: $4,800,000

Lincoln Park West Home Expert

Emily Sachs Wong, @ properties

(312) 286-0800




1702 N. Burling Street – Lincoln Park

SOLD: $4,775,000

Lincoln Park South Home Expert

Danny Glick, @ properties

(312) 671-1516





2550 N. Lakeview Avenue S2206 – Lincoln Park 

SOLD: $4,532,500

Lincoln Park West Home Expert

Emily Sachs Wong, @ properties

(312) 286-0800




11 E. Walton Street # 3302 – Near North Side

SOLD: $4,250,000


456 W Huron – River North

SOLD: $4,200,000

River North Home Expert Colin Hebson, DreamTown Realty (312) 286-0800


1400 N. Astor Street – Lincoln Park

SOLD: $4,000,000

Lincoln Park West Home Expert

Emily Sachs Wong, @ properties

(312) 286-0800




643 W. Arlington Place – Park West

SOLD: $3,825,000

Park West Home Expert

Sharon Gillman, Baird & Warner

(312) 981-2831



Which home is your personal favorite?



Feature image: 1000M