If you love the terms all-natural, organic and locally grown, you'll want to make reservations at Farmhouse in Chicago. Think of your favorite farmers' market, and put all of those fresh foods into one of Chicago's most popular new restaurants. A new addition to the River North dining scene, the atmosphere at Farmhouse is what you might expect from the name. Rustic wooden tables line the interior for a feeling that brings the best of a barn to the big city.
The Flavors of the Season
With a focus on locally sustainable ingredients, what's available on the menu at Farmhouse depends on what's available at the farms in the surrounding area. However, there are some staples that you'll regularly find on the menu, including Wisconsin cheese curds and a hearty grass-fed burger.
Farmhouse - Cherry Wood Smoked Bacon and Cheese Pasties — Photo courtesy of Anne Petersen
A Beer Lover's Delight
With a rotating cast of 28 beers, you'll be able to wash down your meal with your choice of craft brews. Many of these beers are brewed locally in Chicago. The majority of the rest of the drafts are from Michigan, Indiana and Illinois. Typically, the restaurant offers one international exception with a Belgian beer.
How to Get There
Getting to Farmhouse is easy via public transit. Located at 228 W. Chicago, CTA riders can take the Brown line to the Chicago/Franklin stop.