Masaki, a tiny Streeterville sushi spot, has big ambitions it might just realize
At Bavette’s Bar & Boeuf, Brendan Sodikoff’s new restaurant, the steak is superfluous—everything else is so good
Brothers Pat and Mike Sheerin excel at the unusual and conceptual at Trenchermen
Esteemed pizzailoa Nella Grassano returns with Pizzeria da Nella Cucina Napoletana
Scofflaw helps complete Logan Square’s craft cocktail scene
Modernist dining and daring cocktails at Andersonville’s Premise
Monti’s does right by the ignoble cheesesteak
With Balena, the Boka Group comes late to pan-Italia, but it’s worth the wait
Jared Van Camp’s Nellcote mingles the luxe and the low.
Kevin Hickey’s Allium is a playfully subversive replacement for Seasons
Au Cheval: the closest thing Chicago has to Montreal’s glutton mecca, Au Pied de Cochon
Two Italians at odds: Bar Ombra and Melman siblings’ RPM
Jen Heaslip’s paintings of male nudes and clouds at Bert Green Fine Art
Courtright’s vet and fine-dining journeyman Ryan McCaskey gets it right on the near south side
Artful plates and audacious cocktails at Avondale’s new yakitori joint, Yusho.