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13 new eating places to attempt throughout Chicago Restaurant Week 2020 | Select Chicago

In Chicago, there’s no higher time to expertise town’s acclaimed eating scene than Chicago Restaurant Week. This yr’s version of the annual foodie fest, which takes place March 19 – April 4, 2021, provides diners extra choices than ever with dine-in, takeout, and supply choices.

Plus, the 17-day occasion is the proper alternative to discover the most recent additions to town’s culinary scene — greater than 50 eating places are making their Chicago Restaurant Week debut in 2021. That will help you get began, we’ve highlighted 13 new Chicago eating places to take a look at this yr.

Dining, Mediterranean
Avec River North

This acclaimed stalwart of the Chicago eating scene is understood for his or her bacon-wrapped dates, hearth-baked dishes, and tiny abode. Now, you may take pleasure in Avec’s traditional Mediterranean fare of their new (a lot bigger) River North digs. Their Chicago Restaurant Week menu consists of their traditional chorizo-stuffed dates, shaved brussels sprouts, wood-oven paella with confit rooster, and extra.

  • Indoor
  • Out of doors
  • Takeout
  • Supply

Cocktail Bar, Dining
The Dandy Crown

This woman-owned spot in West City was buzzing this summer season, because of a spacious patio and glorious cocktail specials. Go to them throughout Chicago Restaurant Week, when you may select from dishes like roasted kale and mushroom pizzetta, rooster chimichurri, or thai curry cauliflower. Add a cocktail pairing for $25.

  • Indoor
  • Out of doors
  • Takeout
  • Supply

Braised Beef Shank at Dear Margaret
Expensive Margaret, photograph by Neil Burger
Dining, Korean
Miki’s Park

In River North, this new Korean-inspired bar contains a menu of informal fare, inventive craft cocktails, and a walk-up window serving late-night avenue meals. This Chicago Restaurant Week, take pleasure in brunch (with bulgogi hash and Korean fried rooster and waffles with gochujang maple syrup, plus a cocktail) or dinner (bibimbap, kimchi stew, or lemongrass sliders anybody?).

  • Indoor
  • Out of doors
  • Takeout
  • Supply

Dining, Seafood
Azul

Get pleasure from waterfront views and recent seafood on the newly opened Azul, situated proper on the Chicago River. The Latin-inspired menu consists of refined interpretations of traditional mariscos delicacies. Go to for brunch or dinner throughout Chicago Restaurant Week and luxuriate in empanadas, ceviche, mango panna cotta, and extra — plus the brunch menu comes with a cocktail included.

  • Indoor
  • Out of doors
  • Takeout
  • Supply

Dining, French
Dear Margaret

A love letter to French-Canadian fare has come to Lakeview within the type of Expensive Margaret. Throughout Chicago Restaurant Week, diners can select from choices like carmelized leek custard, buttermilk braised pork shoulder, and grilled trout. And don’t overlook dessert — a three-layer namaimo bar with graham cracker, coconut, and chocolate ganache or a butter tart with maple and dried blueberries.

  • Indoor
  • Out of doors
  • Takeout
  • Supply

Dining, Japanese/Sushi
Gaijin

This Japanese-inspired spot has been slinging okonomiyaki (a savory pancake dish) within the West Loop for awhile now, however this will likely be their Chicago Restaurant Week debut. Begin off with kombu-marinated greens, adopted by quick ribs, an Osaka-style okonomiyaki along with your selection of protein, and finish the meal with a mochi donut.

  • Indoor
  • Out of doors
  • Takeout
  • Supply

American, Dining
Marvin’s Food and Fuel

A brand new informal spot within the Fulton Market space, Marvin’s Meals & Gasoline, with a cool industrial look and low-key vibe. The Chicago Restaurant Week menu consists of objects like crab fritters, smoked salmon tartare, turkey meatloaf, mushroom lasagna, and peanut butter cake.

  • Indoor
  • Out of doors
  • Takeout
  • Supply

American, Dining
The Perch

At this new Wicker Park spot (recognized for its sculpture backyard patio), every Chicago Restaurant Week meal kicks off with a house-brewed Finch beer (or beer-mosa should you’re there for brunch). Observe it up with tasty appetizers (like cheese curds or lobster deviled eggs) and your selection of predominant (like salmon or grilled strip steak for dinner).

  • Indoor
  • Out of doors
  • Takeout
  • Supply
  • $25 Brunch
  • $25 Lunch
  • $39 Dinner

Dining, Spanish/Tapas
Lil’ Ba-Ba-Reeba!

One other Chicago traditional with a brand new River North house, this pint-sized spot is serving a streamlined menu of tapas and sangrias. Go to throughout Chicago Restaurant Week for a style of all the pieces.

  • Indoor
  • Out of doors
  • Takeout
  • Supply

American, Dining
UpRoar Chicago

In Uptown, UpRoar payments itself as a refined informal diner. Their Chicago Restaurant Week menu leans towards the refined aspect, with a dinner menu consisting of dishes like candy potato fritters, candy and bitter brussel sprouts, coconut curry mussels, and a “Italian beef” made out of braised quick rib.

  • Indoor
  • Out of doors
  • Takeout
  • Supply

Octopus at Andros Taverna
Andros Taverna
Bakery/Café/Deli/Diner, Dining
Rye Deli + Drink

Previous-school taste meets fashionable aptitude at this new up to date deli within the West Loop. Throughout Chicago Restaurant Week, go for consolation meals like matzo ball soup or a reuben on seeded rye, alongside lighter fare like roasted butternut squash or pureed beets.

  • Indoor
  • Out of doors
  • Takeout
  • Supply

Dining, Greek
Andros Taverna

This new child on the block is serving up to date Greek fare in Logan Sq., with an eye fixed towards seasonality and innovation. Their dine-in Chicago Restaurant Week menu consists of choices like a mezze platter, grilled calamari, eggplant moussaka, and baklava frozen yogurt.

  • Indoor
  • Out of doors
  • Takeout
  • Supply

Dining, Italian
FireLake Grill House and Cocktail Bar

This farm-to-table spot has taken up residence within the iconic Radisson Blu Aqua tower close to Millennium Park. Their Chicago Restaurant Week dinner menu consists of 4 programs, beginning with the soup of the day, your selection of house-made sausage or pork stomach, adopted by both a rotisserie half rooster or half slab of ribs, and chocolate cake for dessert.

  • Indoor
  • Out of doors
  • Takeout
  • Supply

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