THE BEST NEW RESTAURANTS IN CHICAGO
Selva is the “secluded sanctuary inside the Emily Hotel,” with fantastic cocktails and food as innovative as it is delicious.
Regalia in Edgewater serves traditional Italian with a modern twist, and you are going to love it (tip: try the shrimp in gorgonzola on polenta: incredibly delicious).
Café by the River is another restaurant from the creative culinary mind of internationally renown Jose Andres, Spanish by birth, global in focus.
Albion Manor, along with The Parlour upstairs, is a one-two punch of traditional English dining and drinking.
3 Little Pigs stretches the concept of “authentic Chinese” into new and tantalizing areas.
Khmai Cambodian Fine Dining is one of those rare places offering food you’ve maybe never had before, like Cambodian; whatever your preconceptions, you will love it at first bite.
Soul & Smoke at Rockwell on the River is offering outstanding barbecue at a new location, where chef/pitmaster D’Andre Carter is turning out Q that will blow your mind.
Alpana, whose owner/host is Alpana Singh from award-winning “Check, Please!” so you can be sure, whatever you order to eat, that the wine will be spectacular as the food.
Bar Mar is yet another fantastic new Spanish-forward restaurant/bar from Michelin-starred Jose Andres.
Café Sofie is an unpretentious café and market, offering a tightly curated selection of outstanding food.