Chicago Loop

Revival Food Hall

Forget what you think when you hear the phrase “food hall.” A sleek, modern version will be arriving in Chicago’s Loop any day now, and it is unlike any other. Operated by Chicago hospitality collective 16″ On Center (Moneygun, Dusek’s,

River North, Chicago

Joy District

In the space that Epic used to call home, the folks behind Hubbard Inn have masterfully renovated the interior, and overhauled the menu of shared plates, meats and seafood, and have recently reopened the three-level monolith called Joy District. Where

River North, Seafood

The Hampton Social

With the warmer temps we have been experiencing here in Chicago this winter, it feels like summer is just around the corner. And, a visit to Hampton Social makes us crave those long summer days even more. Open since July

West Loop, Chicago

Nia Mediterranean Tapas

Hidden among the new and flashier restaurants along Chicago’s Randolph Street in the West Loop lies an understated Mediterranean hideaway. Nia Mediterranean Tapas is a warm and homey space, serving Mediterranean tapas, or “meze,” as they are known in Greece

Lincoln Park, Chicago

Kings Bowl

After a hiatus over the holidays and some traveling, Chritiques is back – and just in time to talk about a fun new spot, perfect for cold weather activities! Until recently, I associated bowling alleys with greasy pizza, cheap beer, and