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When it comes to dining out, no city is more passionate than Chicago. That would explain why The Windy City is home to many of the world’s best restaurants, craft cocktail lounges, and culinary professionals. From molecular gastronomy to gourmet Mexican cuisine, Chicago's hottest restaurants boast more Michelin stars and James Beard award-winning restaurants on average, but what else would you expect from "The City That Works”?

Explore Beyond Downtown Chicago Restaurants: Bucktown, Logan Square, etc.

Absolute perfection, that's what. On chicagosbestrestaurant.com, expect us to cover go-to classics as well as buzzed-about newcomers. Looking for the quintessential Chicago steakhouse to impress clients? Romantic eatery in the famed Loop downtown district? Yep, it's here. Modern cocktails from talented mixologists like Lost Lake's Paul McGee? Get your bucket list ready. And, of course, every notable chef from the likes of Grant Achatz, Rick Bayless, Curtis Duffy, Stephanie Izard and Fabio Viviani are in the mix.

The Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, River North and West Loop neighborhoods are powerhouses when it comes to dining in Chicago, but some of the fastest-growing areas are beyond the downtown scene. On the South Side, it's Bronzeville and Pilsen for Southern-inspired fare and chef-driven delights. Hit up Logan Square for the likes of contemporary American gems like Giant and Jam. And far North Side neighborhoods Andersonville, Lincoln Square and Uptown boast Michelin starred spots such as 42 Grams and Elizabeth. .

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The owners of Bull & Bear have expanded their self-serve beer and liquor tap concept to their second bar, which is also located in River North.

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At this bustling Rush Street branch of the highly popular Rosebud Restaurants empire, you can sample all of the Italian eateries' signature items, including chicken Vesuvio, hand-rolled eight-finger ricotta cavatelli and "Square Noodles." O

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