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

20 Chicago restaurants open on Thanksgiving
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20 Chicago restaurants open on Thanksgiving

If you'd rather not step foot in the kitchen on November 22, make plans at one of these restaurants open on Thanksgiving.

The 16 absolute best spots for pizza in Chicago
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The 16 absolute best spots for pizza in Chicago

Grab a slice (or three) at Chicago's top pizza joints.

44 Chicago restaurants and bars with fireplaces
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44 Chicago restaurants and bars with fireplaces

Chicago's long and brutal winters have one serious upside.

The 24 best restaurants in the West Loop
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The 24 best restaurants in the West Loop

We're breaking down our top picks in this culinary ’hood.

Chicago’s top brunch restaurants
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Chicago’s top brunch restaurants

In Chicago, brunch is two things: a chance to replenish and a mandatory social experience.

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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

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

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Pretty Cool Ice Cream
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Pretty Cool Ice Cream

The frozen treats at this enchanting Logan Square ice cream shop brim with childhood tastes masterfully augmented by one of Chicago’s best pastry chefs.

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
etta
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etta

Danny Grant’s Mediterranean-inspired Wicker Park concept serves a menu filled with notable dishes, but the service leaves something to be desired.

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Monnie Burke’s
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Monnie Burke’s

Pilsen’s newest barstaurant draws you in with its sprawling patio and keeps you coming back with delicious cocktails and crowd-pleasing fare.

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3 out of 5 stars
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Passerotto
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Passerotto

Equal parts warm and captivating, this Andersonville storefront turns out Italian-tinged Korean fare and food-loving wines in a homey space.

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

Best pizza in Chicago
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Best pizza in Chicago

Deep dish isn't the only pizza Chicago does well

Chicago's top brunch restaurants
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Chicago's top brunch restaurants

If there's one thing we take seriously here, it's brunch

Must-try Italian restaurants in Chicago for pizza, pasta and more
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Must-try Italian restaurants in Chicago for pizza, pasta and more

Chicago's Italian food scene is wonderfully diverse

The best desserts in Chicago
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The best desserts in Chicago

Pastry chefs are going above and beyond

Best fine dining restaurants in Chicago
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Best fine dining restaurants in Chicago

Perfect for pay day

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

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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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Chicago's Pizza
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Chicago's Pizza

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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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