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Foodlife

835 N. Michigan Ave. (Pearson St.) Send to Phone
312-335-3663 | Menu
If you are in eat-and-run mode, this catch-all food court will work for you.

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Lunch & Dinner daily
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Foodlife, Chicago, IL

Foodlife Restaurant Review

: Richard Melman, the food impresario of Chicago, struck gold with this around-the-world, grab-and-go dining concept. But once customers learn to navigate various food stands (comfort, Italian, pot stickers from Big Bowl, Mexican, rotisserie, sushi) and figure out how to pay, some may wonder if it’s really worth it. Sometimes it is; sometimes it isn't. One thing is certain, though: the place never lacks for customers, and it’s a catch-all locale where a shopping-weary crew can grab Mongolian beef, barbacoa tacos and soup without snarling over whose cravings are priority number one.
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