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Chicago is the food and drink capital of the world, according to a global survey

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The 13 best Korean restaurants in Chicago
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The 13 best Korean restaurants in Chicago

If you're suffering from a bad case of kimchi cravings, there's only one cure: Head to the best Korean restaurants in Chicago for a fix. The city offers a vast selection of Korean fare, including lip-smacking barbecue, colorful bowls of bibimbap and some of the best fried chicken in Chicago. This list includes a mix of old-school stalwarts and new fusion spots that are challenging our ideas on traditional Korean cuisine. Chicago has plenty of options, so whether you're looking in Pilsen, Avondale or Lincoln Square, there's bound to be a Korean restaurant in Chicago for you. RECOMMENDED: The 35 all-time best restaurants in Chicago

The 17 best cheap eats in Chicago
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The 17 best cheap eats in Chicago

Give your wallet a break with these deliciously inexpensive morsels. 

The 31 best brunch restaurants in Chicago
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The 31 best brunch restaurants in Chicago

For all of your Bloody Mary-sipping, pancake-eating needs.

The 16 best seafood restaurants in Chicago
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The 16 best seafood restaurants in Chicago

From quick-service lunch in the Loop to splurge-worthy steakhouses

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Koval Distiller

Koval Distiller

Tour the distillery and taste Koval's organic whiskey and liquers for just $16

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Beatrix
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Beatrix

Make reservations at this American restaurant in River North today 

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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Emporium Arcade Bar

Emporium Arcade Bar

Spend $11 and get two well drinks and $10 in tokens when you book with Time Out

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avec
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avec

You must order the bacon-wrapped dates at this Mediterranean eatery

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

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Young American
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Young American

This edgy Logan Square barstaurant spotlights buzzy dishes and drinks, like CBD-infused cocktails and Instagram-famous Goth Bread.

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
Virtue
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Virtue

Erick Williams’ ambitious solo venture captures the depth and scope of Southern cooking with soul-satisfying results.

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
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Bayan Ko
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Bayan Ko

One of Chicago’s best new restaurants soulfully blends Filipino and Cuban flavors, making it a coveted reservation in Ravenswood.

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
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Bar Ramone
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Bar Ramone

This energetic little wine bar is a solid option for fascinating pours and shared bites, but uneven service hinders the experience.

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
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The best restaurants in Chicago

The 16 best pizza joints in Chicago
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The 16 best pizza joints in Chicago

Trying them all is a rite of passge that should top your list bucket list of things to do in Chicago.

How to eat cheap in Chicago
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How to eat cheap in Chicago

Chicago is a world-class dining city, but that doesn't mean eating out at restaurants has to cost a fortune

The 13 all-time best burger spots in Chicago
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The 13 all-time best burger spots in Chicago

Chicago may be known as a hot dog city, but here's a secret—our burgers are just as good as our sausages.

The 31 best brunch restaurants in Chicago
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The 31 best brunch restaurants in Chicago

The best brunches in Chicago are two things: a chance to replenish and a mandatory social experience.

Amazing vegetarian restaurants in Chicago
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Amazing vegetarian restaurants in Chicago

From seitan to vegan brunches, these are the best vegetarian restaurants in Chicago.

Splurge on the best fine dining experiences in Chicago
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Splurge on the best fine dining experiences in Chicago

Chicago is a relaxed town, and that attitude extends to the fine dining scene.

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Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria | Chicago, IL
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Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria | Chicago, IL

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Carnitas Uruapan
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Carnitas Uruapan

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5 out of 5 stars
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Chicago's Pizza
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Chicago's Pizza

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5 out of 5 stars
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Hot "G" Dog
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Hot "G" Dog

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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Pizzeria Uno
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Pizzeria Uno

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3 out of 5 stars
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Bar Cargo
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Bar Cargo

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5 out of 5 stars
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