Like beer, pork & oysters? Then this is Nirvana. If you can, request Michael as your waiter. He looks like he's about 17, but is a beer god. Listen to him.
Yum, yum, and then: yum. Avec is a Paul Kahan restaurant. Get the chorizo-stuffed dates wrapped in bacon. I hope they still have them. This place gets very, very busy--but the food and prices are fant
This is damn fine pizza. Served it at my wedding rehearsal dinner. Just plain good food. Not fancy, not convenient, but tasty.
I recently discovered this bar, and it is a gem. Fan-tab-ulous beers on tap, and a bartender eager to tell you what's what. If you love beer, and are a northsider, check it out.
Why the hype for this restaurant, you may wonder? Because it is fucking awesome. And relatively affordable. If you get a reservation, they'll suggest wines for you to bring. Eat here... if you can.
This is very good Indian food. Hema is delightful, and the food is spicy. You can request the spiciness level you prefer. Suggestion: get the Sag Paneer and Bhindi Masala. Love them.
Think you've had good sushi in Chicago? Have you been here? If not, you haven't. Eat here and you'll know what I mean.
Eat here if you can possibly afford it. It is revolutionary. If you can't afford to eat here, then drink here. You will thank me for this tip.