December 29, 2017

These belles of the ball are head-turners
by Jeffy Mai@jmai  Dec 29, 2017, 2:30pm CST

Chicago restaurants enjoyed another big year in 2017. Some, though, are more about just the food and service. The following spots awe with stunning designs and beautiful décor. From th...

December 28, 2017

Contributed by Ari Bendersky

Just because a drink contains booze doesn't automatically make it unhealthy. In an age of green smoothies, kale salads and açaí bowls, bartenders are taking notice, adding nutrient-rich ingredients t...

December 28, 2017


Conceptualized and designed by Daniel Alonso and the Bonhomme Hospitality Group (Black Bull, Bordel, Celeste, Disco, Fulton Market Kitchen).  Beatnik is a cocktail bar and restaurant that offers lush interiors, opulent decor, and old-world ambiance.  Aesthetical...

December 23, 2017

The Delta is an “at times bold, though mostly stick-to-your-ribs craveable” ode to Southern cooking that offers fun twists at every turn according to Maggie Hennessy. The restaurant’s signature tamales serve as a “delightful drinking companion” for the “smashable” smas...

December 22, 2017

Behold, the 20 hottest brunch restaurants in Chicago

by Jeffy Mai

Brunch, not quite breakfast or lunch, is often overlooked but Eater Chicago's here to give it all the attention it deserves. The Eater Chicago Brunch Heatmap is a continually-updated list showing the newes...

December 22, 2017

RESTAURANTEUR AND IMPRESARIO Daniel Alonso makes no small plans. His Fulton Market Kitchen, to cite but one example—approaching its fourth birthday, believe it or not—remains a bustling and near-uncategorizable mashup of art, food and cocktails. He has another big hit...

December 19, 2017

Chicago chefs and bartenders kept our bellies full, but these are some of the prettiest things we saw

By Morgan Olsen & Jaclyn Rivas

It was a seriously delicious year. In 2017, we ate and drank our way through Chicago's newest restaurants, top cocktail bars and tried-and...

December 7, 2017

The Hottest Restaurants in Chicago Right Now, December 2017

by Daniel Gerzina

6. Beatnik

Beatnik, the eclectic and eye-catching new restaurant and cocktail lounge from the owners of Fulton Market Kitchen and Celeste, is packing in crowds on Chicago Avenue in West Town for...

December 6, 2017

Time Out Chicago: Beatnik

December 6, 2017

The 100 best dishes in Chicago 2017: Breakfast and brunch

Rise and shine and get your hands on these fantastic breakfast and brunch items

by Morgan Olsen and Elizabeth Atkinson

Brunch is a big deal around these parts. Chicagoans take great pride in their Bloody Marys, bot...

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