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Restaurants

Restaurants are one of Chicago’s top tourist attractions. The city has a thriving restaurant scene featuring some of the world’s top chefs.

SugarToad at Hotel Arista

Step into SugarToad, the newly-opened modern architectural wonder of Chef Jimmy Sneed at the Hotel Arista in Naperville, IL. Hotel Arista and SugarToad may have just opened, but the fresh New American fare Chef Jimmy Sneed brings to SugarToad is already making a splash on the fine dining and foodie scene. The world of SugarToad begins with the modern architecture and...

Tarantino’s

Tarantino's 1112 W. Armitage Ave. Chicago, IL (773) 871-2929

The Clubhouse – Oak Brook & Schaumburg

With world-class cuisine and sparkling ambiance, The Clubhouse goes out of its way to make you feel like an honored guest.  Located in the Oakbrook Center and Schaumburg, the restaurant is designed to provide the elegant atmosphere found in private places reserved for people of privilege. Menu specialties such as the seared ahi tuna with a hoisin-miso marinade and the filet...

The Turf Room

The Turf Room, located in the western Chicago suburb of North Aurora, serves American dishes that change every season. In addition to a lounge and a dining room, The Turf Room has an outdoor dining area, a wine bar and a track room where people can place bets on hoarse races taking place throughout the country. The Turf Room features different...

Tumbao Bar & Grill

Tumbao Bar & Grill 3213 W. Armitage Ave. Chicago, IL 60647 773.772.9800

Vivere – Contemporary Italian Dining

Located on the main floor of The Italian Village Restaurants, Vivere allows you to experience regional contemporary Italian cuisine in a setting that is both luxurious and whimsical. Chef James Giacometti has cooked in kitchens across Italy and specializes in creating dishes that not only follow the latest trends in Italian cuisine, but also pay homage to its rich culinary...

Nacional 27

StyleChicago.com's Souch Beach Style at Nacional 27
Dining at Nacional 27 is like taking an exotic Latin vacation. This modern Latin restaurant, ceviche bar and salsa club offers something different every night of the week. The menu at Nacional 27 is inspired by the cuisine of 27 countries of Central and South America and the Latin Caribbean. In addition to ceviche, they are known for the pork...

Chef Profile: Chris Turano of Dine

Learning to cook at age seven with his Italian-born father, Dine executive chef Chris Turano remembers eating delicacies, such as grilled octopus and raw oysters, as a young boy. "I remember having a great time with my dad in the kitchen and eating all these different foods that most kids would never touch." Turano's early explorations helped his palette to...

Top Chicago Chefs – Carrie Nahabedian of Naha

Carrie Nahabedian wasn't your typical teenager growing up in Chicago.  While her high school friends were busying themselves with SATs and college applications, Nahabedian cooked the entire provincial France cookbook from her mother's Time Life series. "My parents were willing participants," Nahabedian jokes. "I was the last one at home so they were happy to have me cook for them." Nahabedian's...

Top Chicago Chefs – Paul Virant – Vie

Paul Virant grew up in St. Louis and made his way back to the Midwest after earning a degree in Nutrition from Wesleyan University and attending the Culinary Institute of America. He spent some time at March in New York after culinary school, and then had a brief stint in Oahu. He planned to move home, but finding that...