ML - Michigan Avenue

2015 - Issue 2 - Late Spring

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Dine A10 Chef Matthias Merges inspires Hyde Park foodies with plates small and large. 1462 E. 53rd St., 773-288-1010; Acanto With salumi, suckling pig, and pizza, Billy Lawless leads an Italian renaissance in the former Henri space. 18 S. Michigan Ave., 312-578-0763; Baker Miller Breakfast is served all day, every day at this Lincoln Square bakery and millhouse from the husband and wife team behind Bang Bang Pie. 4610 N. Western Ave., 312-208-5639; Barley & Brass Bar bites and brews in Wicker Park. 2015 W. Division St., 312-763-9600; The Brass Monkey Feast on hearty dishes like pork chop with applesauce and seared duck breast at this buzzing Fulton Market concept boasting an American Hustle vibe. 401 N. Morgan St., 312-763-3316; Charlatan West Town welcomes inspired Italian fare like black kale spaghettini and whole oxtail. 1329 W. Chicago Ave., 312-818-2073; Chicago Chop House Go old school at this clubby classic River North steakhouse. 60 W. Ontario St., 312-787-7100; Chicago Cut Steakhouse Colossal steaks and shellfish in a sleek riverside location. 300 N. LaSalle St., 312-329-1800; Current Seasonal Italian and scenic views in the W Lakeshore Hotel. 644 N. Lake Shore Dr., 312-255-4460; The Duck Inn Chef Kevin Hickey (Bottlefork) plates bar snacks in his be- loved Bridgeport. 2701 S. Eleanor St., 312-724-8811; Fig & Olive The French Riviera meets the Gold Coast at this eatery overlook- ing Oak Street. 104 E. Oak St., 312-445-0060; The Franklin Room Rustic dishes like venison chops with spicy bourbon miso are specialties at this buzzy River North tavern. 675 N. Franklin St., 312-445-4686; Fulton Market Kitchen Art, cocktails, and cuisine collide in the West Loop. 311 N. Sangamon St., 312-733-6900; Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse Enjoy the finest people-watching in town. 1028 N. Rush St., 312-266-8999; Good Stuff Eatery Feel-good fare (try the Prez Obama Burger, featuring natural farm-raised beef, applewood bacon, onion marma- lade, Roquefort cheese, and horseradish mayo) by Top Chef alum Spike Mendelsohn. 22 S. Wabash Ave., 312-854-3027; good Hubbard Inn Head to Hubbard Street for small plates like bacon- wrapped dates and grilled chili shrimp. 110 W. Hubbard St., 312-222-1331; Izakaya Mita Bucktown's Japanese pub serves shio and tare dishes from a traditional binchotan grill. 1960 N. Damen Ave., 773-799-8677; IO Urban Roofscape Ascend to the Godfrey Hotel's fourth-f loor rooftop lounge for an unparalleled vantage point. 127 W. Huron St., 312-649-2000; Knife & Tine Savor hash, spoon bread, and chicken and dumplings in Lincoln Park. 1417 W. Fullerton Ave., 773-697-8311; Labriola Ristorante & Café The baker behind cult hit Stan's Donuts brings Neapolitan pizza, salumi, and cheese to the Mag Mile. 535 N. Michigan Ave., 312-955-3100; La Sirena Clandestina Latin- inspired bites by chef John Manion. 954 W. Fulton Market, 312-226-5300; Mariposa Neiman Marcus's new culinary oasis boasts menu items like steak frites and Mandarin orange souff lé. 737 N. Michigan Ave., 4th fl., 312-694-4050; Mastro's Steakhouse A glitzy River North destination for steaks and sushi. 520 N. Dearborn St., 312-521-5100; MFK Serious seafood, like crunchy prawn heads and salt-cured anchovies. 432 W. Diversey Pkwy., 773-857-2540; Momotaro The years-in-the-making hit from the team behind Boka is gaining renown for dishes by America's lone Michelin-starred sushi chef, Jeff Ramsey. 820 W. Lake St., 312-733-4818; NoMI Ambitious seasonal cuisine in a lovely space overlooking the Mag Mile. 800 N. Michigan Ave., 7th fl., Michigan Avenue 101 Look no further for chicagoLand's most sizzLing restaurants, bars, and boutiques. The KiTchen The Rockies meet River North at this Colorado-based, community-inspired concept; share the seafood platter of lobster, oysters, smoked mussels, littleneck clams, and king crab legs. 316 N. Clark St., 312-836-1300; 312-239-4030; Oak + Char Hearty plates by Executive Chef Joseph Heppe. 217 W. Huron St., 312-643-2427; Parachute Korean-American dishes by Top Chef alum Beverly Kim and husband Johnny Clark in Avondale. 3500 N. Elston Ave., 773-654-1460; Pinstripes A 30,000 -square-foot dining destination complete with bowling lanes and bocce courts in River East. 435 E. Illinois St., 312-527-3010; photography by huge galdones 128 the guide Chicago's Finest

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