Anything owned by Paul Kahan and Donny Medea

These two are the bad boys of Chicago and all of their restaurants rock.


Check out Blackbird, Avec, or The Publican

Be ready to eat some really delicious, perfectly cooked food with fantastic service and design.,,


Hot Doug’s

Chicagoans love their dogs; and this place is one of the best and most creative.



For a really fun night out at a great steakhouse, check out this Windy City institution.



The smallest bar I’ve ever been in, I think. Order the Bloody Mary, but be patient….it’s worth it.