Dining Chicago

Latest Blog Posts
Weekly Planner: Slurping Turtle, Ronero’s Happy Hour

Happy Hour at Ronero Oysters take the spotlight at Chicago’s newest happy hour. Nowadays, head to Ronero Tuesday through Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. to enjoy discounted food and drinks, including dollar oysters. The freshly shucked bivalves come with a variety of accompaniments, including leche de tigre mignonette, house-fermented hot sauce and Brazilian farofa. Champagne […]

The post Weekly Planner: Slurping Turtle, Ronero’s Happy Hour appeared first on Dining Chicago.

Nov 01, 2017 04:05 AM
Wow Bao Contest, Ronero’s Happy Hour

Wow Bao Eating Championship Oysters take the spotlight at Chicago’s newest happy hour. Nowadays, head to RoneroTuesday through Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. to enjoy discounted food and drinks, including dollar oysters. The freshly shucked bivalves come with a variety of accompaniments, including leche de tigre mignonette, house-fermented hot sauce and Brazilian farofa. Champagne […]

The post Wow Bao Contest, Ronero’s Happy Hour appeared first on Dining Chicago.

Oct 30, 2017 06:06 PM
Chicago Makes Its Mark on Nashville

Chefs and restaurateurs are expanding their Chicago brands southward to Nashville. Although Nashville is roughly 450 miles South of Chicago, the two cities have never felt closer thanks to a recent uptick in restaurant expansions and chef movement. The draw for Chicago restaurants and bars to branch out to Nashville, essentially the closest Southern city […]

The post Chicago Makes Its Mark on Nashville appeared first on Dining Chicago.

Aug 29, 2017 04:25 AM

Weekly Planner: Sink|Swim at the Farmers' Market, Sake Dinner, Chicago Craft Beer Week and More

Sink|Swim Lands at the Logan Square Farmers’ Market

With outdoor farmers’ market season now in full swing (finally), one of the city’s biggest and best has an exciting new vendor for the season. Sink|Swim has come aboard as a weekly fixture at Logan Square Farmers’ Market, where each Sunday they’ll be slinging a selection of dishes for market-goers. These include fire cracker shrimp and ceviche, both of which should supply a quick hit of seafood satisfaction for shoppers. The market runs every Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. 

Sake Dinner at Naoki 

Sake takes its rightful spotlight at one of Chicago’s preeminent sushi restaurants, Naoki, for a special dinner May 18. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., the clandestine Lincoln Park restaurant will roll out a five-course degustation paired with different sakes. Examples include the Kontecki Pearls of Simplicity and Fukucho “Moon of the Water.” The cost for the meal is $89 per person and reservations can be made by calling Naoki. 

 

Lottie's Pub
Lottie's Pub

Lottie’s Pub Celebrates Its 83rd Anniversary

Lottie's Pub is right up there as one of the city’s best examples of ultimate neighborhood bars. And that’s been the case for quite a while too, as the Bucktown corner bar gears up to celebrate its 83rd (whoa!) anniversary on May 20. To mark the momentous occasion, Lottie’s is celebrating with $0.83-cent burgers from noon until 4:00 p.m., $0.83-cent Miller Lite drafts and $8.30 pizzas. The latter two are available all day long, as well as $5 Absolut cocktails and $5 Jameson.  

Chicago Craft Beer Week at Jake Melnick’s Corner Tap

In other drinking news, Jake Melnick’s Corner Tap is getting in on the Chicago Craft Beer Week action with a couple significant events. As one of River North’s most enduring and popular beer bars, it’s an apt spot to celebrate the boozy festivities. On May 18, they’re kicking things off by opening the beer vault at 6:00 p.m. with a special tapping of Lost Abbey beers, adding rare varieties to its tap handles for the evening. These include the 2013 Deliverance, the 2014 Cuvee de Tomme, the 2015 Angel Share and the 2017 Avant Garde. Then on May 25, they’re closing out the week in style by tapping their Two Brothers Collaboration Beer at 6:00 p.m., along with 2011 Bare Tree, the 2013 Fathom and 2011 Hoodwink. 

New Lunch Dishes at Dusek’s Board and Beer

Here’s a surefire way to perk up your midweek lunch routine: Dusek’s Board and Beer has bulked up its lunch menu with a handful of new seasonal selections. Under chef de cuisine Henry Hill, these include a vibrant root vegetable pave, crispy tête de cochon with potato hash, pickled mustard seeds and sunny side-up egg, and a grilled cheese sandwich made with sourdough bread, Gruyere, Taleggio, truffle aioli and charred frisee marmalade. 


There are multiple flatscreens to catch the big games at this North Woods-style tavern, which offers a full menu. Craft beer, spicy wings, burgers, and other elevated bar bites comprise...

10390285_10152422260049323_7303891347394402863_n 11695929_10153400726839323_551733496013856664_n 11760256_10153421441334323_3165393929832388972_n

Sketchy past no more, this Bucktown bar is a neighborhood favorite with the post-collegiate set.

10930885_802995343071416_8771325130206982883_n 11059841_881633601874256_5581077528242596776_n

Located within the contemporary culinary "lab" that is Intro, Naoki Sushi is a tiny restaurant offering a playful mix of contemporary and classic Japanese cuisine and sushi. The intimate space...

12670175_1724870704415271_4760738700736666657_n 12670134_1726589750910033_8068662277789267598_n 12510271_1715294885372853_1842293053418235557_n

The team behind Scofflaw cocktail bar expand their portfolio with their first ever restaurant-focused concept. Sink|Swim is a seafood-oriented spot on the border of Logan Square and Humboldt Park, featuring...




Copyright © 2017 Chicago's Restaurant Guide. All Rights Reserved.