From $50 to $74
1729 N. Halsted St., Chicago 60614 Driving directions
MICHELIN Guide 2019
  • One MICHELIN Star : High quality cooking, worth a stop! Using top quality ingredients, dishes with distinct flavours are carefully prepared to a consistently high standard.
  • Very good standard. Excellent wine list.

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  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Meals outside
  • A particularly interesting wine list
  • Notable cocktail list
  • Valet parking
  • Private dining rooms

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Opening hours

Dinner nightly


This is the kind of place where one can sink in and never leave. The three dining rooms each exude elegance with a bit of romance and quirk, thanks to walls covered in ornate escutcheons and whimsical paintings. Against these dark pebbled backgrounds, find oversized booths, banquettes and mirrored light bulbs casting funky shadows. The semi-outdoor solarium also has a living wall of moss and ferns. Servers are friendly, genuine and without a hint of pretense. Chef Lee Wolen's modern menu is widely appealing with a Mediterranean edge. Meals are designed for guests to choose one hot and one cold appetizer, like yellowtail slices over fennel, dotted with the flavored oils and emulsions of horseradish, pistachio and Concord grape. This might be followed by campanelle strewn with chanterelles, deboned frog legs, porcini mushroom powder and pecorino. Main courses have included a graceful preparation of olive oil-poached walleye with white matsutake mushroom sabayon and roasted sunchokes. In the same vein, dessert is an exceptionally pleasant experience. Fromage blanc beignets, for instance, are rolled in sugar, wattleseed and set over diced pear, pear sorbet and flower petals. - MICHELIN guide inspectors


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