Restaurants & Nightlife in Chicago

Restaurants and Nightlife

Chicago restaurants and nightlife offer cuisine and cocktails for every taste. Get ideas for where to eat and drink and check out the latest news and reviews. You can find different cuisines and types of bars. You can also browse our and search by location to find one closest to you.


The Draft Room at Kings Dining & Entertainment in Rosemont defies bowling alley food stereotypes.

Chicago Restaurant Week 2018

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.

Pies at Shaw's Crab House

When you don't feel like spending all Thanksgiving in the kitchen either cooking or cleaning, you can make reservations instead. The following restaurants are open for Thanksgiving dinner in Chicago.

Oktoberfest in Chicago is kind of a big deal. If you had any doubt about the influence the city's German population has on our culture that goes out the window every fall.

Where to find the best hot dogs in Chicago

We asked, you answered. Where to find the best hot dogs in Chicago. We've got restaurants, hot dog stands, and a couple of surprise suggestions.

Chuy’s is hosting its annual Elvis Birthday Bash!

Strings Miso Ramen

Planning to over do it this New Year's Eve? 

Whenever I write about a restaurant, I normally actually write about it - using words. I describe what was on the menu, how it tasted, how it was presented, etc.

Rojo Gusano 2-Year Anniversary

 marks 2-years since bringing its distinct global-fusion spin on the si