Chicago
Twisted Spoke is one of Chicago.

1. Twisted Spoke

8.7
501 N Ogden Ave (at Grand Ave), Chicago, IL
Burger Joint · West Town · 140 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Picnic tables and a great whiskey selection make this teeny rooftop, overlooking a fairly blah section of the city, a laid-back spot to catch some sun. Read more.

Longman & Eagle is one of Chicago.

2. Longman & Eagle

9.4
2657 N Kedzie Ave (at W Schubert Ave), Chicago, IL
New American Restaurant · Logan Square · 314 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Logan Square's gastropub, with a kick-ass whisky selection, has made national headlines and even got a Michelin star. Like a nose-to-tail approach? So does chef Jared Wentworth. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Mindy's Hot Chocolate is one of Chicago.

3. Mindy's Hot Chocolate

9.0
1747 N Damen Ave (at W Willow St), Chicago, IL
Dessert Shop · Bucktown · 185 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: Neighborhood joint with incredible desserts. Don't pass up the savory dishes though! -Rick Bayless, Top Chef

Blokes & Birds is one of Chicago.

4. Blokes & Birds

3343 N Clark St (btwn Roscoe & Buckingham), Chicago, IL
Bar · Lakeview · 69 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: Doused in lustrous, eye-catching wood & stocked with more than 20 tap beers, this joint definitely flashes some transatlantic style. Try the the tea-poached tilapia or mussels. Read more.

The Motel Bar is one of Chicago.

5. The Motel Bar

6.5
600 W Chicago Ave (at N Larrabee St), Chicago, IL
Lounge · 39 tips and reviews

Fast CompanyFast Company: This kitschy cocktail joint--modeled after a '60s roadside motel--is located in the same building as Groupon’s Chicago headquarters, which makes it a popular after-hours employee hangout.

Nightwood Restaurant is one of Chicago.

6. Nightwood Restaurant

2119 S Halsted St (at 21st Pl), Chicago, IL
New American Restaurant · East Pilsen · 98 tips and reviews
Hot Doug's is one of Chicago.

7. Hot Doug's

3324 N California Ave (at Roscoe St), Chicago, IL
Hot Dog Joint · Northwest Side · 244 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: A Chicago-style dog is a steamed beef hot dog with yellow mustard, bright green relish, onions, tomato wedges, pickles, sport peppers and a dash of celery salt, served in a steamed poppy seed bun. Read more.

Smoque BBQ is one of Chicago.

8. Smoque BBQ

9.4
3800 N Pulaski Rd (at Grace St), Chicago, IL
BBQ Joint · Old Irving Park · 209 tips and reviews

ZAGATZAGAT: Get a taste of everything by ordering small side portions of pulled pork, brisket, Texas sausage and St. Louis ribs.

9. Fulton Lounge

955 W Fulton (at Morgan), Chicago, IL
Bar · Fulton Market · 5 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Warm up your belly while you sip on their delicious fire cider. Read more.

Market is one of Chicago.

10. Market

1113 W Randolph St (btwn N May St & N Aberdeen St), Chicago, IL
Sports Bar · West Town · 72 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Take in the game on flat-screen TVs, then take in the skyline during commercials at this upscale sports bar just west of downtown.

Pegasus Restaurant and Taverna is one of Chicago.

11. Pegasus Restaurant and Taverna

7.9
130 S Halsted St (btwn Monroe St & Adams St), Chicago, IL
Greek Restaurant · Greektown · 28 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Loukaneko (hearty Greek sausage) or the smooth, tangy taramasalata get things off to a good start at this Greektown restaurant. Read more.

Lula Café is one of Chicago.

12. Lula Café

9.5
2537 N Kedzie Blvd (btwn Linden & Logan Sq.), Chicago, IL
Café · Logan Square · 214 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: A 3-course prix-fixe meal for less than $28. Past dinners have included locally sourced Rasmussen farm meats, Prairie Fruits Farm chèvre-larded salads or sustainably grown Mick Klug desserts. Read more.

Citizen Bar Chicago is one of Chicago.

13. Citizen Bar Chicago

7.5
364 W Erie St (at N Sedgwick St), Chicago, IL
Bar · River North · 50 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: This minimalist bar, decked out in sleek red and gray tones, might seem pretentious. But don’t let the sophisticated look fool you. Read more.

Old Town Social is one of Chicago.

14. Old Town Social

8.2
455 W North Ave (at N Cleveland Ave), Chicago, IL
Gastropub · Old Town · 115 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Killer beer list and barnyard’s worth of charcuterie from chef Jared Van Camp. Read more.

15. Gold Coast Dogs

2349 W Howard St, Chicago, IL
Hot Dog Joint · West Ridge · 2 tips and reviews
Jim's Original Hot Dog is one of Chicago.

16. Jim's Original Hot Dog

8.8
1250 S Union Ave (at James M Rochford St), Chicago, IL
Hot Dog Joint · University Village - Little Italy · 76 tips and reviews
Muskie's is one of Chicago.

17. Muskie's

2878 N Lincoln Ave (at W George St), Chicago, IL
Hot Dog Joint · Lakeview · 17 tips and reviews