Our City Guides is from the point of view of the people we interview. A restaurant cannot be listed in our guides unless it is recommended by one of the tastemakers we’ve featured. We don’t want you to see the restaurant world through our eyes, but rather through the eyes of your favorite tastemakers in every industry. Why us? Why not them?
Mr. Beef has the appearance of a diner, but has been serving some of the best sandwiches and pizza in the Chicagoland area since 1979. This savory, money-saving spot is to be remembered by its hearty dishes and fun, 50s decor. www.mrbeefonorleans.com
Voted as having the best pho in the city, this little Vietnamese restaurant sits nondescriptly on a street lined with other Vietnamese spots. What sets this above the rest is the delicious spices and sauce mixes used to create the steaming pots of pho and traditional dishes. The clear rich broths and mouthwatering dishes are [...]
This cash-only spot lives up to it’s name; it’s Filipino food fast. The small space gets crowded early, especially on the weekend with their all-you-can-eat specials. Even though their’s no air conditioning in the restaurant, it doesn’t seem to stop the crowds on hot summer days. This is home cooked, delicious Filipino food at its [...]
There is almost no award (including a Michelin star) that Tru hasn’t won for its contemporary French and American cuisine. Dishes are genuine works of art, perfect for when you wish to impress guests, though the bill will be a very, very hefty one. If you have a sweet tooth, here’s something that may interest you: Tru has [...]