The Publican

Recommended by : Brad Farmerie (Chef, Saxon & Parole), Matt Bean (Editor, Entertainment Weekly)

Cuisine:French, Modern European. Price: $$$. Location: .

Inspired by simple farmhouse fare and designed by the James Beard Award-winning team of Thomas Schlesser, this blend of a European beer hall and French brasserie offers a creative pork-centric menu, along with an expansive selection of craft beers and cocktails. The communal tables encourage a lively, social atmosphere, perfect for enjoying many of the menu’s shareable plates. Make a Reservation.

“Every time I go to Chicago I get stuck in the Paul Kahan vortex. Whether it’s Publican, Blackbird or Avec, Paul’s just doing great things in Chicago.” – Chris Cosentino (Top Chef Masters)