Where to Eat in Chicago

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Avli Taverna review: Promising start for adventurous Greek restaurant – Chicago Tribune

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Critic’s Choice Dining Awards: The Chicago chefs who defined excellence in 2018 – Chicago Tribune

Critic's Choice Dining Awards: The Chicago chefs who defined excellence in 2018  Chicago Tribune

Phil Vettel on the Chicago Tribune Critic's Choice Dining Awards.

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Review: Taureaux Tavern in Chicago’s Loop – Crain’s Chicago Business

Review: Taureaux Tavern in Chicago's Loop  Crain's Chicago Business

Taureaux Tavern finds Mike Sheerin of Trenchermen and the early days of Blackbird in the kitchen.

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Truluck’s: Chicago restaurant review – Crain’s Chicago Business

Truluck's: Chicago restaurant review  Crain's Chicago Business

Truluck's formal-*service*, white-tablecloth experience is expense-account-worthy, special-occasion dining, and it could be just the ticket if you have a client to ...

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Wishbone Chicago restaurant review – Crain’s Chicago Business

Wishbone Chicago restaurant review  Crain's Chicago Business

The restaurant recently left its West Loop home of 26 years and relocated eastward, to Jefferson Street, just south of the el tracks.

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Review: Avec at 15 — still great food, going well beyond those bacon-wrapped dates – Chicago Tribune

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Restaurant review: City Winery in Chicago for business lunch – Crain’s Chicago Business

Restaurant review: City Winery in Chicago for business lunch  Crain's Chicago Business

A new executive chef, Mark Mendez (Vera, Carnivale), has been tweaking the menu a little at a time, to good effect.

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Yelp claims Chicago area’s best restaurant is 40 miles away in Waukegan – Chicago Tribune

Yelp claims Chicago area's best restaurant is 40 miles away in Waukegan  Chicago Tribune

Unlike other restaurant lists, where critics rank options according to personal criteria, Yelp uses hard data. No fickle food preferences here.

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Review: Virtue serves up Southern charm in winning combo of technique, nostalgia, personality – Chicago Tribune

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Restaurant review: About Last Knife in Chicago’s Hotel Julian – Crain’s Chicago Business

Restaurant review: About Last Knife in Chicago's Hotel Julian  Crain's Chicago Business

The new spot in Hotel Julian describes itself as a play on a steakhouse, where they would "make steaks less serious." Our reviewer urges them to take a step ...

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The Best Bad Restaurant Reviews of 2018 – Eater

The Best Bad Restaurant Reviews of 2018  Eater

The year 2018 gave us all plenty to complain about, and it was no different for restaurant criticism. Of course, there were those restaurants that were predictably ...

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Speed round: 10 reviews of restaurants we couldn’t get to in 2018 – Chicago Tribune

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Our review: Baptiste & Bottle in Conrad Chicago – Crain’s Chicago Business

Our review: Baptiste & Bottle in Conrad Chicago  Crain's Chicago Business

You could bring a client here. Maybe for a high-importance, low-distraction conversation, though; not to celebrate a deal.

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Chicago restaurant review: The Windsor in Streeterville – Crain’s Chicago Business

Chicago restaurant review: The Windsor in Streeterville  Crain's Chicago Business

Pub-like decor, unobtrusive oldies soundtrack, capacious booths, efficient staffers and a competent kitchen that's not dreaming of Michelin stars equals a ...

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restaurant review: Victory Italian – Crain’s Chicago Business

restaurant review: Victory Italian  Crain's Chicago Business

Takeout/delivery thin-crust-pizza chain Armand's has opened several full- *service* restaurants recently with the help of Joe Farina, the former head chef of the ...

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restaurant review: Cafe Bonhomme – Crain’s Chicago Business

restaurant review: Cafe Bonhomme  Crain's Chicago Business

The restaurant works better for a chummy colleague lunch than for treating a client, where too many weaknesses risk distracting from the business talk.