Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.


Chicago Restaurant News & Culinary Events

Find Takeout and Delivery Restaurants
Takeout & Delivery Restaurants in Chicago




Hungry for Chicago restaurant news? Tap into what's happening with new restaurants, find out what your fave chefs are up to, and learn everything else you need to know on the Chicago food landscape.

Find the latest restaurant and culinary events in Chicago with GAYOT's calendar featuring chef pop-ups, special dinners, tasting menus, food festivals and more.



 NEW RESTAURANTS IN CHICAGO 

Savor seafood specialties and river views at Bar Mar, a concept from chef José Andrés in Chicago's Bank of America Tower. (Upstairs is sister restaurant Bazaar Meat by José Andrés.) Start off with small plates like hamachi or caviar cones, before moving on to lobster rolls or whole fried fish. Bar Mar, Bank of America Tower, 120 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60606, 312-820-6602.
 
Chef José Andrés partnered with Gibsons Restaurant Group to bring upscale steakhouse Bazaar Meat by José Andrés to Chicago's Bank of America Tower. The menu offers caviar service and Spanish small plates along with the many carnivorous options, including whole suckling pig and tastings of Japanese Wagyu. Bazaar Meat by José Andrés, Bank of America Tower, 120 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60606, 312-820-6601.
 

Find more recent openings with our list of the Best New & Hip Restaurants in Chicago



 CHICAGO FOOD EVENTS 

March 25–April 10, 2022
During Chicago Restaurant Week, diners can enjoy special prix-fixe menus from restaurants throughout Chicago and the nearby suburbs. These multi-course meals are $25 for brunch or lunch, and $39 and/or $55 for dinner (excluding beverages, tax, gratuity). Takeout and delivery options will be available at some restaurants. For more information, visit the official website.
 



  ONGOING EVENTS 

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! offers happy hour Ongoing
Café Ba-Ba-Reeba! offers happy hour daily from 4-6 p.m. in the bar and lounge area. Enjoy deviled eggs, meatballs and spicey potatoes, along with pitchers of sangria. Café Ba-Ba-Reeba! , 2024 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60614, 773-935-5000.
 



 NOTEWORTHY ANNOUNCEMENTS 

St Clair Supper Club at Roister
Roister is hosting St Clair Supper Club in its downstairs space. The name comes from the Michigan hometown of chef Grant Achatz. Guests will encounter dishes like prime rib with au jus and yorkshire pudding, along with grasshopper pie and classic cocktails. Roister, 951 W. Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607, no phone.
 



 UPDATES ON CHICAGO CHEFS 

Chicago-native Daniel Rose, lately of Le Coucou in New York, will collaborate with Boka Restaurant Group on Le Select. Le Select, 504 N. Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654, no phone.
 
Chef Iliana Regan has sold Elizabeth Restaurant to Tim Lacey. The restaurant offers fixed-price menus that number 10-plus courses. Elizabeth Restaurant, 4835 N. Western Ave., Unit D, Chicago, IL 60625, 773-681-0651.
 



 CHICAGO RESTAURANT CLOSINGS 

Yoshi's Cafe in Lakeview has closed its doors. Yoshi's Cafe, 3257 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60657, 773-248-6160.
 



View archived news: August 2020 | July 2020 | June 2020 | March 2020 | February 2020 | January 2020 | December 2019 | November 2019 | October 2019 | July 2019 | June 2019 | May 2019 | April 2019 | March 2019 | February 2019 | January 2019 | December 2018 | November 2018 | October 2018 | September 2018 | August 2018 | July 2018 | June 2018 | May 2018 | April 2018 | March 2018 | February 2018 | January 2018 | December 2017 | November 2017 | September 2017 | August 2017 | July 2017 | June 2017 | May 2017 | April 2017 | March 2017 | February 2017 | November 2016 | October 2016 | September 2016 | August 2016 | July 2016 | June 2016 | May 2016 | April 2016 | March 2016 | February 2016 | January 2016 | December 2015 | November 2015 | October 2015 | September 2015 | August 2015 | July 2015 | June 2015 | May 2015 | April 2015 | March 2015 | February 2015 | January 2015 | December 2014 | November 2014 | October 2014 | September 2014 | August 2014 | July 2014 | June 2014 | May 2014 | April 2014 | March 2014 | February 2014 | January 2014 | December 2013 | November 2013 | October 2013 | September 2013 | August 2013 | July 2013 | June 2013 | May 2013 | April 2013 | March 2013 | February 2013 | January 2013 | December 2012 | November 2012 | October 2012 | September 2012 | August 2012 | July 2012 | June 2012 | May 2012 | April 2012 | March 2012 | February 2012 | January 2012 | December 2011 | November 2011 | October 2011 | September 2011 | August 2011 | July 2011 | June 2011 | May 2011 | April 2011 | March 2011 | February 2011 | January 2011 | December 2010 | November 2010 | October 2010 | September 2010 | August 2010 | July 2010 | June 2010 | May 2010 | April 2010 | March 2010 | February 2010 | January 2010 | December 2009 | November 2009 | October 2009 | September 2009 | August 2009 | July 2009 | June 2009 | May 2009 | April 2009 | March 2009 | February 2009 | January 2009 | December 2008 | November 2008 | October 2008 | September 2008 | August 2008 | July 2008 | June 2008 | May 2008 | April 2008 | March 2008







WINE OF THE WEEK | GAYOT.com

GAYOT's Wine & Spirits Editor presents the
Wine of the Week, featuring tasting notes as well as history on the vineyards and winemaker.

Le Kool ChampagneMake your “Celebration” even more special with Le Kool Champagne.

Read GAYOT's article.