Top Chefs, world famous restaurants, and thousands of eateries and ethnic cuisine -- Chicago is a city that has no shortage of places to dine, and its food is one of the reasons this Midwestern city is so famous. From American fare and French cuisine to experimental eats and fusion, Chicago has it all.
The following is a list of some of Chicago’s top restaurants.
Charlie Trotters at #30 on The S. Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants list and #13 on Gourmet Magazines America's Top 50 Restaurants 2006. Located in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood, Charlie Trotter’s features three daily degustation menus: the Grand, the Vegetable, and the Kitchen Table Menu.
Alinea is listed at #36 on The S. Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants list and #1 on Gourmet Magazines America's Top 50 Restaurants 2006. This popular Lincoln Park restaurant features Regional Prix fixe tasting menus of experimental cuisine.
With an inventory of 7,000 wines and a choice of the dinner or degustation menu, MK restaurant consistently finds itself on just about every “Top Ten” or “Best of“ restaurant list. The River North location definitely makes MK a destination restaurant, but the elegant atmosphere and amazing Contemporary American cuisine is well worth the trip.
Most meat lovers would agree that Morton’s serves up the “best prime beef” known to man. Listed at #5 overall in the 2006/2007 Zagat Survey, Morton’s Steakhouse is located in Chicago’s exclusive Gold Coast neighborhood -- so patrons can expect the best.
This upscale Magnificent Mile restaurant features a unique Italian wine list, a romantic atmosphere, perfect Italian cuisine, and excellent service. An added bonus: a fantastic view of gorgeous Lake Michigan.