Food & Drink Awards 2014

The year's best restaurants and bars in Chicago—you voted for your favorites, we picked ours, too!

Photograph: Marzena Abrahamik
Readers voted Avec as the best new brunch in Chicago.


The past year has been a great one for Chicago's dining scene, from a huge new tiki bar to a tiny barbecue spot, and with many people and places worth recognizing. With this year’s Food & Drink Awards, we’re honoring the best new restaurants and bars in Chicago this year, including new Italian restaurants, a cult-favorite fried chicken spot and a lively new brewery. See how your favorites did, and check out our 10 Critic's Picks.

2014 Readers' Choice winners

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2014 Critic's Picks

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2014 Food & Drink Awards party at DryHop

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