Atwood

Atwood, located on the bottom floor of the Alise Chicago hotel, will forever be known as the restaurant with the best cheese plate setup. Not only do they serve an awesome cheese plate with raspberry sauce, fresh fruit, and nuts, but they even added a big chunk of fresh honey that was literally melting onto … More Atwood

Chicago q

  While Chicago is not usually know for its barbecue scene, Chicago q is definitely a step in the right direction. Chicago q is headed by Chef Art Smith who has an impressive bio. Smith heads several popular restaurants in the United States and has cooked for many celebrities, most notably as Oprah Winfrey’s personal … More Chicago q

Willow Rm.

This restaurant was one of those places that I had just stumbled upon while in the area. I was seeing a show at St. George’s Theatre earlier in the day, and most of the restaurants around St.George’s Theatre and the Steppenwolf Theatre open in the late afternoon. Willow Rm. is located in Lincoln Park, a … More Willow Rm.

Portillo’s Restaurant

Known for their popular Cake Shake, Portillo’s is a classic Chicago-area favorite. You can find a few Portillo’s restaurants outside of Chicago, including two in California and Arizona, and one location in Wisconsin and Indiana. However there are forty Portillo’s restaurants in Illinois and it has become a neighborhood classic for those living in the … More Portillo’s Restaurant