Catering to the Carnivore, Omnivore and Fastidious Herbivore
In Chicago's world of restaurants, Steakhouses are undoubtedly a favorite. The spread of choices across the city grid is overwhelming. However, not all steakhouses are equal. River North's collection of young and trendy restaurants has sprouted a handful of promising talent. Eager menus, clever sauces and the names to match: Zed451 and N9NE. Chefs queue their unique take on the usual menu accomplices. Because we all know it's not just about the steak. Gibson's speakeasy layout is only missing a cloud of smoke floating over dinner booths. South American joints and their large generous portions are... Read more »
Local Expert Tip: "Reservations will avoid a three-hour wait."
- Cuisine: Argentinean, Barbecue, Latin, Steakhouse
- Average Main Course Price: $14
- Neighborhood: Lake View
Local Expert Tip: "Meet the friendly, colloquial owner."
Local Expert Tip: "The menu is a seafood/steak compromise. "
Local Expert Tip: "The wine-list is running out of shelf space for it's awards."
Local Expert Tip: "Check out the rooftop bar."
Local Expert Tip: "Attracts an elegant crowd."
Local Expert Tip: "Serving the city's best "power breakfast," as well as a dynamic lunch service featuring carving stations in the bar area with prime rib, ham and turkey."
Local Expert Tip: "Perfect for a Birthday crowd."
Local Expert Tip: "Dessert here is awesome."
Local Expert Tip: "Plenty of buzz over exotic names on the menu."