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 map of Chicago restaurants and nightlife and search by location to find one closest to you.


Southern hospitality is a real thing, and for most of us who were raised in the Deep South, our fondest memories come from family gatherings with recipes often handed down for generations. For well-respected Chicago Chef Erick Williams, this culture of hospitality has served as an inspiration for one of the most exciting new restaurant openings in the Chicago area – Virtue.

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You expect a private champagne pairing dinner at

I originally wanted to title this review, “Sushi in the Suburbs.” After dining at Roka Akor in Oak Brook I now understand that the restaurant off

Indulge your taco cravings every week with these Chicago taco Tuesday specials.

Wine and song is an occasional series on Wine in Chicago featuring a local sommelier challenged to pair a great song with a great wine.

Rojo Gusano Pork Belly Taco

Celebrate Valentine's season at Rojo Gusano's Ravenswood and Albany Park locations.

Strings Ramen's traditional Japanese Fukubukuro, a "Lucky Bag"

Strings Ramen's flagship Chinatown location celebrates five-years, since opening Chicago's very first dedicated ramen shop,  introducing i

With this weekend's predicted warm-up from brutal temperatures, Rojo Gusano's Albany Park location offers-up the perfect cure f

One of the most anticipated culinary events of the year in Chicago happens at the end of January. The 12th annual Chicago Restaurant Week celebration has begun.