GUIDE: Chicago

Temples of Gastronomy



    120 E. Delaware Pl.

    Near North Side

    Cuisine: American


    The Four Seasons has loosened its tie a bit with new restaurant Allium, but Michelin-starred chef Kevin Hickey's masterful and whimsical play on American classics still captures four-star decadence. READ REVIEW


    Café des Architectes

    20 E. Chestnut St.

    Near North Side

    Cuisine: French, New American


    The Chicago Reader’s Mike Sula says, "Café des Architectes remains the kind of service-oriented place where your choices are likely to be met with an approving 'Formidable!'" READ REVIEW


    Table, Donkey and Stick

    2728 W. Armitage Ave.

    Logan Square

    Cuisine: Austrian, French, Italian


    Though the name might seem obscure, Table, Donkey and Stick welcomes you in with the comfortingly familiar: a German-style beer, a chewy pretzel, and a warm fire. READ REVIEW



    4471 Lawn Ave.

    Western Springs

    Cuisine: American, New American


    Gayot lists Vie one of the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S. 2011, adding to accolades from Michelin, Food & Wine, the Chicago Tribune, and Chicago magazine. READ REVIEW