In 2008 the City Of Chicago hosted its first Chicago Restaurant Week. Modeled after New York's, it featured a small group of restaurants that offered prix fixe menus at lunch and dinner for $21.95 and $31.95 respectively. Now it's 2018 and over 370 restaurants are participating in this dining extravaganza.
El Tapeo is a hidden gem in Oak Brook, a suburb on the west side of Chicago. Located on the 9th floor of Le Meridien Hotel, this Spanish restaurant is definitely worth adding to your list of places to visit again, and again, and again.
Virgin Hotels Chicago (203 N. Wabash) has revamped its second-floor space and has added full-service dinner at Commons Club. This new open kitchen concept, headed by Executive Chef Moosah Reaume, offers diners an inventive take on contemporary American cuisine.