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The best restaurants and cafés in the city, from casual to smart dining

Time Out Market Chicago announces more amazing chefs and eateries
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Time Out Market Chicago announces more amazing chefs and eateries

Seven more noteworthy chefs and restaurants join our lineup today, enticing guests with craveworthy eats from near and far.

How Garrett Popcorn became an indisputable Chicago institution
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How Garrett Popcorn became an indisputable Chicago institution

To most Chicagoans, the brand is still intrinsically local—the sort of delicacy we proudly tout to out-of-towners.

Alinea Group’s supper club breaks all the rules with delicious results
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Alinea Group’s supper club breaks all the rules with delicious results

Vegetarians, beware. This carnivorous spot slings supper club classics like prime rib, shrimp cocktail and frozen grasshopper pie.

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The 43 best restaurants in Chicago you have to try
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The 43 best restaurants in Chicago you have to try

There's no shortage of fantastic food in this city, but these Chicago restaurants made our short list of top eats

Where to dine alone in Chicago
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Where to dine alone in Chicago

Embrace the silence at these top Chicago restaurants that welcome lone diners.

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St. Clair Supper Club
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St. Clair Supper Club

Alinea Group’s take on the classic supper club is charming and enticingly casual.

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4 out of 5 stars
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Café Cancale
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Café Cancale

Paul Kahan’s love letter to the Breton village of Cancale is an elegant, shellfish-focused bistro with staying power.

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Cabra
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Cabra

Stephanie Izard’s ode to Peru is a good-natured, bustling scene perched atop the Hoxton hotel.

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
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Jeong
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Jeong

West Town has catapulted itself into one of the city’s finest dining neighborhoods, thanks in no small part to this Korean-American kitchen.

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
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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

The best restaurants in Chicago

The 17 tastiest cheap eats in Chicago
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The 17 tastiest cheap eats in Chicago

Sink your teeth into these awesomely inexpensive culinary delights.

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.

22 Michelin-starred restaurants in Chicago
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22 Michelin-starred restaurants in Chicago

When it comes to dining out, we are positively spoiled.

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.

The 24 best burgers in Chicago
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The 24 best burgers in Chicago

We've got classic diner patties and loaded stacks on deck. 

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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5 out of 5 stars
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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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