Restaurant Club

Restaurant List

* This denotes that the restaurant has since closed.

+ This denotes that the restaurant has since relocated and the address listed is (hopefully) its current one.

^ This denotes that the restaurant has been renamed, in which case both the original and current name are listed.

# This marks each time the restaurant has been repeated.

YEAR 20 (DINING MONTHLY)

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
1,001. 08.23.19 INCOME TAX Wine Bar / Modern European $$ Katie F. 5959 N. Broadway 773-897-9165
1,002. 07.26.19 # PEARL’S SOUTHERN COMFORT Southern / Soul Food $$ Pfeffer 5352 N. Broadway St. 773-754-7419

YEAR 20 (DINING WEEKLY)

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
1,000. 06.01.19 R.C. #1,000: HONEY BUTTER FRIED CHICKEN @ FAIRLIE American Traditional $$ Matt P. 339 N. Bell Ave. N/A
999. 05.24.19 FLAT & POINT American Contemporary / BBQ $$ Drew 3524 W. Fullerton Ave. 773-904-7152
998. 05.17.19 QUIOTE Mexican $$ Erin 2456 N. California Ave. 312-878-8571
997. 05.10.19 # IZAKAYA MITA Japanese / Ramen $$ Renee 1960 N. Damen Ave. 773-799-8677
996. 05.03.19 ¡QUÉ ONDA! Nuevo Latino / Tacos $$ Matt E. 6701 N. Northwest Hwy. 773-824-4000
995. 04.26.19 # DANCEN Korean $$ Renee 5114 N. Lincoln 773-878-2400
994. 04.19.19 LAWRENCE FISH MARKET Sushi / Seafood $ Alex M. 3318 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. 773-267-6838
993. 04.12.19 BOSTON FISH MARKET Seafood w/ Greek influence $$-$$$ Jenny L. 1225 E. Forest Ave., Des Plaines 847-296-1111
992. 04.05.19 # CESAR’S KILLER MARGARTIAS Mexican w/ an Emphasis on Margaritas $ Pfeffer 3166 N. Clark St. 773-248-2835
991. 03.29.19 # PUB ROYALE British / Indian $$ Bob 2049 W. Division St. 773-661-6874
990. 03.22.19 MORE BREWING CO. Brewpub / American Traditional $$ Ryan T. 126 S. Villa Ave., Villa Park 630-501-1519
989. 03.15.19 RAINBOW THAI CUISINE Thai $ Matt P. 4825 N. Western Ave. 773-754-7660

YEAR 19

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
988. 03.08.19 19TH ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: PASSEROTTO Korean / Italian $$$ The People 5420 N. Clark St. 708-607-2102
987. 03.01.19 RED HOT RANCH Hot Dogs / Burgers $ Matt L. 3057 N. Ashland Ave. 773-661-9377
986. 02.22.19 BACOLOD CHICKEN HAUS Filipino / Wings $$ Jeremy 6320 N. Lincoln Ave., Ste C & D 773-293-6210
985. 02.15.19 TRYZUB UKRANIAN KITCHEN Ukranian w/ a Modern American Twist $$ John C. 2201 W. Chicago Ave. 773-698-8624
984. 02.08.19 PARK & FIELD American Contemporary / Small Plates $$ Alex A. 3509 W. Fullerton Ave. 765-426-6657
983. 02.01.19 # PHO XE TANG (TANK NOODLE) Vietnamese / Noodles $$ Audra 4953 N. Broadway 773-878-2253
982. 01.25.19 FUTATSUKI RAMEN Ramen $ Blake 4621 N. Broadway 773-561-9999
981. 01.18.19 THE BOILER ROOM Pizza $$ Bruno 2210 N. California Ave. 773-276-5625
980. 01.11.19 McDONALD’S GLOBAL MENU RESTAURANT Fast Fod / Burgers $ Katie F. 110 N. Carpenter St. 312-291-9224
979. 01.04.19 LUELLA’S GOSPEL BIRD Southern $-$$ Drew 2009 N. Damen Ave. 773-904-7704
978. 12.28.18 BAR SÓTANO Mexican / Seafood $$-$$$ Jen P. 443 N. Clark St. 312-391-5857
977. 12.21.18 # BISTRO CAMPAGNE French $$$ Elizabeth 4518 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-271-6100
976. 12.14.18 # CAFÉ SELMARIE American Contemporary / Bakery $$ Jenny L. 4729 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-989-5595
975. 12.07.18 IRON HORSE ALE HOUSE American Contemporary / Pizza / Pub Fare $$ Erin 6158 N. Northwest Hwy. 773-763-1800
974. 11.30.18 MIDNIGHT PIG TAPROOM American Traditional / Pub Fare / Beer $$ Chris A. 557 Sherman Rd., Evanston 847-448-1368
973. 11.23.18 DOVE’S LUNCHEONETTE Mexican / Tex-Mex / Southern $$ Ryan T. 1545 N. Damen Ave. 773-645-4060
972. 11.16.18 SWEET PEPPER VENEZUELAN FOOD BAR Venezuelan $ Jeremy 2604 W. Lawrence Ave. 872-208-5665
971. 11.09.18 BRUNA’S RISTORANTE Italian $$ Bob 2424 S. Oakley Ave., 1st Fl. 773-254-55
970. 11.02.18 PEARL’S PLACE Soul Food $$ Renee 3901 S. Michigan Ave. 877-275-5852
969. 10.26.18 MARZ COMMUNITY TAPROOM AND KITCHEN Sandwiches / Pub Fare $$ Ryan D. 3630 S. Iron St. 773-579-1935
968. 10.19.18 THE CRAB PAD Seafood / Cajun / Creole $$ Matt P. 2529 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-360-8332
967. 10.12.18 SUNSET PHO CAFFE Vietnamese / Croatian / Seafood $$ Pfeffer 5726 N. Western Ave. 773-275-2327
966. 10.05.18 EDELWEISS German / American Traditional $$ Melissa E. 7650 W. Irving Park Rd., Norridge 708-452-6040
965. 09.28.18 CO CO VIETNAMESE SANDWICHES & PHO Vietnamese $ Matt L. 1613 W. Lawrence Ave. 773-516-4760
964. 09.21.18 JOONG BOO SNACK CORNER Korean $ Alex M. 3333 N. Kimball Ave. 773-478-5566
963. 09.14.18 BIXI BEER Asian Fusion / Beer $$-$$$ John C. 2515 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-904-7368
962. 09.07.18 # ERIS BREWERY AND CIDER HOUSE American Contemporary / Beer / Cider $$ Jon M. 4240 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-943-6200
961. 08.31.18 TAKITO KITCHEN Mexican / Latin American $$ Katie F. 2013 W. Division St. 773-687-9620
960. 08.24.18 PANINO’S PIZZERIA – EVANSTON Pizza / Italian $$ Dave 1968 Dempster St., Evanston 847-475-6200
959. 08.17.18 THE WARBLER American Contemporary $$$ Matt E. 4535 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-681-0950
958. 08.10.18 *# SABATINO’S RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE Italian $$ Dave 4441 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-283-8331
957. 08.03.18 # HOT “G” DOG Hot Dogs $ Audra 5009 N. Clark St. 773-209-3360
956. 07.27.18 PASSEROTTO Korean / Italian $$$ Renee 5420 N. Clark St. 708-607-2102
955. 07.20.18 OCTAVIO CANTINA & KITCHEN Nuevo Latino $$-$$$ Bob 5310 N. Clark St. 773-293-1223
954. 07.13.18 3 SQUARES DINER Diner / American Contemporary $$ Bruno 1020 W. Lawrence Ave. 773-293-6158
953. 07.06.18 CHICAGO TACO AUTHORITY Tacos $ Matt E. 4219 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-282-8226
952. 06.29.18 CHUBBY WIENERS Hot Dogs / Burgers $ Alex M. 4652 N. Western Ave. 773-769-1394
951. 06.22.18 LONESOME ROSE Mexican / Tex-Mex $$ Drew 2101 N. California Ave. 773-770-3414
950. 06.15.18 * EL SANTO TAQUERIA Mexican $ Jeremy 3352 W. Foster Ave. 773-649-3114
949. 06.08.18 MOTHER CLUCKERS KITCHEN Southern / American Traditional $$ Erin 5200 N. Elston Ave. 773-685-4630
948. 06.01.18 DMEN TAP German / Small Plates $$ Jen P. 2849 W. Belmont Ave. 773-961-8757
947. 05.25.18 # IXCATECO GRILL Mexican $$ Jeremy 3402 W. Montrose Ave. 773-539-5887
946. 05.18.18 PEARL’S SOUTHERN COMFORT Southern / Soul Food $$ Pfeffer 5352 N. Broadway St. 773-754-7419
945. 05.11.18 LUCY’S Burgers / American Traditional $-$$ John C. 1043 N. California Ave. 312-675-8385
944. 05.04.18 # SPACCA NAPOLI Italian / Pizza $$ Elizabeth 1769 W. Sunnyside Ave. 773-878-2420
943. 04.27.18 ERIS BREWERY AND CIDER HOUSE American Contemporary / Beer / Cider $$ Chris A. 4240 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-943-6200
942. 04.20.18 # HOOTERS Bar Food $ Matt L. 660 N. Wells St. 312-944-8800
941. 04.13.18 CHICAGO DIPLOMAT CAFE Georgian / Modern European / Mediterranean $$ Matt P. 3134 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-262-2722
940. 04.06.18 THE ELEPHANT THAI CUISINE Thai $-$$ Melissa E. 5353 W. Devon Ave. 773-467-1168
939. 03.30.18 THE DUCK INN American Contemporary $$-$$$ Renee 2701 S. Eleanor 312-724-8811
938. 03.23.18 “SPRINGFEST” @ EATALY Italian $$$ Matt P. 43 E. Ohio St. 312-521-8700
937. 03.16.18 # PIZZERIA BEBU Pizza $$ Renee 1521 N. Fremont St. 312-280-6000

YEAR 18

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
936. 03.09.18 18TH ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: LA CRÊPERIE French / Crepes $$ The People 2845 N. Clark St. 773-528-9050
935. 03.02.18 BILLY SUNDAY Small Plates / American Contemporary $$ Ryan D. 3143 W. Logan Blvd. 773-661-2485
934. 02.23.18 WOLFY’S Hot Dogs / Sandwiches $ Ryan T. 2734 W. Peterson Ave. 773-743-0207
933. 02.16.18 PINGPONG Chinese / Korean / Asian Fusion $$ Alex A. 3322 N. Broadway 773-281-7575
932. 02.09.18 # FORK American Contemporary $$ Blake 4600 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-751-1500
931. 02.02.18 BUDWEISER BRICKHOUSE TAVERN Bar Food / American Traditional $$ Dave 3647 N. Clark St. 773-377-4770
930. 01.26.18 DAISIES Pasta / American Contemporary $$ Drew 2523 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-661-1671
929. 01.19.18 SAPORI NAPOLETANI Pizza / Italian $$ Matt E. 6050 N. Northwest Hwy. 773-628-7894
928. 01.12.18 DOLLOP DINER Diner Food / Breakfast / Brunch / Burgers $$ Blake 5060 N. Clark St. 773-564-9520
927. 01.05.18 LAS FUENTES RESTAURANT Mexican / Seafood $$ Erin 9001 Waukegan Rd., Morton Grove 847-983-0248
926. 12.29.17 LA CRÊPERIE French / Crepes $$ Jen P. 2845 N. Clark St. 773-528-9050
925. 12.22.17 THE DELTA Southern $$ John C. 1745 W. North Ave. 773-360-1793
924. 12.15.17 # HONKY TONK BBQ BBQ $-$$ Katie F. 1800 S. Racine Ave. 312-226-7427
923. 12.08.17 PROXI Global Fusion / Small Plates $$$ Alex M. 565 W. Randolph St. 312-466-1950
922. 12.01.17 # D’AGOSTINO’S PIZZA & PUB Pizza $-$$ Matt L. 1351 W. Addison St. 773-477-1822
921. 11.24.17 WHIRLYBALL CHICAGO American Contemporary / Bar Food $$ Ryan T. 1825 W. Webster Ave. 773-486-7777
920. 11.17.17 #+ CAFE MARBELLA Spanish / Tapas $$ Melissa E. 5527 N. Milwaukee Ave. (Relocated) 773-588-9922
919. 11.10.17 HALF ACRE BALMORAL TAPROOM & GARDEN American Contemporary / European / Beer $$ Matt P. 2050 W. Balmoral Ave. 773-754-8488
918. 11.03.17 ALULU BREWPUB Pub Fare w/ Eastern European Influences / Beer $$ Ryan D. 2011 S. Laflin St. 312-600-9865
917. 10.27.17 POTSTICKER HOUSE Chinese $$ Renee 3139 S. Halsted St. 312-326-6898
916. 10.20.17 THE GARAGE BAR & SANDWICHES American Contemporary / Sandwiches / Bar Food $$ Ryan T. 6154 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-647-1386
915. 10.13.17 QULINARNIA Polish Contemporary $$ Bob 1730 W. Golf Rd., Mount Prospect 847-981-0480
914. 10.06.17 RENGA TEI Sushi / Japanese $$ Jeremy 3956 W. Touhy Ave., Lincolnwood 847-675-5177
913. 09.29.17 HERB Thai $$$ Jenny L. 5424 N. Broadway 773-944-9050
912. 09.22.17 UNCOMMON GROUND LAKEVIEW Sandwiches / American Contemporary / Seafood / Vegetarian $$ Bruno 3800 N. Clark St. 773-929-3680
911. 09.15.17 HEARTH & CRUST Pizza / Seafood / Grilled American Fare $$ Chris A. 3608 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-516-4800
910. 09.08.17 JOLLIBEE Filipino / Fast Food / Sandwiches $ Audra 3534 W. Touhy Ave., Skokie 847-674-3900
909. 09.01.17 BONCI Pizza $$ Jeremy 161 N. Sangamon St. 312-243-4016
908. 08.25.17 DOS URBAN CANTINA Contemporary Mexican $$$ Elizabeth 2829 W. Armitage Ave. 773-661-6452
907. 08.18.17 THE NORTHMAN Gastropub / British / French / Cider $$ Jon M. 4337 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-935-2255
906. 08.11.17 PAULIE GEE’S LOGAN SQUARE Pizza / Vegan $$ Matt P. 2451 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-360-1072
905. 08.04.17 EASY STREET PIZZA & BEER GARDEN Pizza $$ Matt E. 3750 N. Central Ave. 773-993-0464
904. 07.28.17 RAMEN-SAN Ramen / Japanese $$ Blake 59 W. Hubbard St. 312-377-9950
903. 07.21.17 ZIA’S TRATTORIA Italian $$ Erin 6699 N. Northwest Hwy. 773-775-0808
902. 07.14.17 SALSA BORRACHA MEXICAN GRILL Mexican / Nuevo Latino $$ Melissa E. 3336 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-908-5000
901. 07.07.17 * JIRAFA RESTAURANT & BAR Latin American / Empanadas $$ Matt L. 1800 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-472-1800
900. 06.30.17 THE PROMONTORY American Traditional $$ Ryan D. 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West 312-801-2100
899. 06.23.17 ## THE HOPLEAF BAR Gastropub $$ Renee 5148 N. Clark St. 773-334-9851
898. 06.16.17 CHAI’S ASIAN BISTRO Thai / Sushi $$ Ryan T. 4748 W. Peterson Ave. 773-481-0008
897. 06.09.17 WYLER ROAD Sandwiches $$ Sam O. 3581 W. Belden Ave. 773-661-0675
896. 06.02.17 # LILLIE’S Q BBQ / Southern $$ John C. 1856 W. North Ave. 773-772-5500
895. 05.26.17 HALF ACRE TAP ROOM Gastropub $-$$ Renee 4255 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-248-4038
894. 05.19.17 BIG JONES Southern $$ Pfeffer 5347 N. Clark St. 773-275-5725
893. 05.12.17 BANGERS & LACE ROSCOE VILLAGE Gastropub / British $$ Renee 1851 W. Addison St. 773-697-8667
892. 05.05.17 # VINCENT American Contemporary / Dutch $$$ Bob 1475 W. Balmoral Ave. 773-334-7168
891. 04.28.17 FURIOUS SPOON WICKER PARK Ramen $$ Bruno 1571 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-687-8445
890. 04.21.17 LA PARRILLA COLOMBIAN STEAKHOUSE Latin American / Steaks $$ Chris A. 6427 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-777-7720
889. 04.14.17 RICCARDO ENOTECA Italian / Wine Bar $$ Matt P. 2116 N. Clark St. 773-549-5010
888. 04.07.17 PIZZERIA BEBU Pizza $$ Drew 1521 N. Fremont St. 312-280-6000
887. 03.31.17 SUMMER HOUSE SANTA MONICA American Traditional $$ Elizabeth 1954 N. Halsted St. 773-634-4100
886. 03.24.17 THE GUNDIS Kurdish / Mediterranean / Middle Eastern $$ Matt P. 2909 N. Clark St. 773-904-8120
885. 03.17.17 PASTA D’ARTE TRATTORIA ITALIANA Italian $$ Jenny L. 6311 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-763-1181

YEAR 17

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
884. 03.10.17 17TH ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: ROJO GUSANO Latin American / Mexican $$ The People 3830 W. Lawrence Ave. 773-539-4398
883. 03.03.17 IZAKAYA YUME Japanese / Sushi / Asian Fusion $$ Jen P. 9626 N. Milwaukee Ave., Niles 224-567-8365
882. 02.24.17 ANGELO’S WINE BAR Italian / Wine Bar $$ Alex A. 3026 W. Montrose Ave. 773-539-0111
881. 02.17.17 KIMSKI Korean / Polish / BBQ $$ Ryan D. 960 W. 31st St. 773-890-0588
880. 02.10.17 LOWCOUNTRY Cajun / Creole / Seafood $$ Pfeffer 3343 N. Clark St. 773-996-9997
879. 02.03.17 EL CARRITO Mexican / Latin American $ Audra 6019 N. Lincoln Ave. 872-208-3260
878. 01.27.17 HARP & FIDDLE Irish / Gastropub $$ Ryan T. 110 Main St., Park Ridge 847-720-4466
877. 01.20.17 KING PHO Vietnamese / Asian Fusion $ Melissa E. 5414 W. Devon Ave. 773-312-3995
876. 01.13.17 IMMM RICE & BEYOND Thai $$ Katie F. 4949 N. Broadway St. 773-293-7378
875. 01.06.17 TERRA & VINE Italian / Mediterranean $$$ Dave 1701 Maple Ave., Evanston 847-563-4333
874. 12.30.16 LEÑA BRAVA Seafood / Mexican $$$ Drew 900 W. Randolph St. 312-733-1975
873. 12.23.16 UMAI Japanese / Sushi $$ Blake 730 S. Clark St. 312-986-8888
872. 12.16.16 SUTHERLAND’S FOOD & SPIRITS Burgers / Bar Food $$ Lisa 5353 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-930-4790
871. 12.09.16 MANGO PICKLE Indian $$ Bob 5842 N. Broadway 773-944-5555
870. 12.02.16 * HOPCAT Contemporary / Bar Food / Beer $$ Matt L. 2577 N. Clark St. 312-257-2599
869. 11.25.16 CHEF PING Chinese / Korean $$ Jenny L. 1755 Algonquin Rd., Rolling Meadows 847-981-8888
868. 11.18.16 BAREBURGER Burgers / Sandwiches $$ Renee 3357 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-697-3079
867. 11.11.16 POBOY EXPRESS Seafood / Sandwiches $$ Jon M. 5848 N. Lincoln Ave. 708-754-8848
866. 11.04.16 PLEASANT HOUSE PUB @ SPORTSMAN’S CLUB British $$ Alex M. 948 N. Western Ave. 872-206-8054
865. 10.28.16 MAHALO Hawaiian $$ Sam O. 1501 N. Milwaukee Ave. 708-328-3091
864. 10.21.16 URBANBELLY WICKER PARK Asian Fusion
 $$ Bruno 1542 N. Damen Ave. 773-904-8606
863. 10.14.16 OLD IRVING BREWING Gastropub / Beer $$ Chris A. 4419 W. Montrose Ave. 773-916-6421
862. 10.07.16 ROLLS N BOWLS Japanese / Sushi $$ Erin 4635 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-506-4998
861. 09.30.16 FOUR BELLY Japanese / Thai / Asian Fusion $$ Matt P. 3227 N. Clark St. 773-661-6182
860. 09.23.16 SNAPPY’S SHRIMP Seafood $ Ryan T. 1901 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-244-1008
859. 09.16.16 * DA RAE JUNG Korean $$ Renee 5220 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-907-9155
858. 09.09.16 ROJO GUSANO Latin American / Mexican $$ Alex A. 3830 W. Lawrence Ave. 773-539-4398
857. 09.02.16 CHODANG TOFU VILLAGE Korean $$ Jen P. 1719 W. Algonquin Rd., Mount Prospect 847-956-8638
856. 08.26.16 LIBERTAD Latin American $$ Jeremy 7931 Lincoln Ave., Skokie 847-674-8100
855. 08.19.16 IXCATECO GRILL Mexican $$ Matt E. 3402 W. Montrose Ave. 773-539-5887
854. 08.12.16 MÁS ALLÁ DEL SOL Mexican / Latin American $$ Melissa E. 5848 N. Broadway 773-654-1900
853. 08.05.16 PECKISH PIG Gastropub / American Contemporary $$ Jenny L. 623 Howard St., Evanston 847-491-6778
852. 07.29.16 LA SCAROLA Italian $$ Chris A. 721 W. Grand Ave. 312-243-1740
851. 07.22.16 BIENMESABE Venezuelan $$ Ryan T. 1637 W. Montrose Ave. 773-549-5538
850. 07.15.16 ## L. WOODS TAP & PINE LODGE American Traditional / Comfort Food / BBQ $$-$$$ Erin 7110 N. Lincoln, Lincolnwood 847-677-3350
849. 07.08.16 CORRIDOR BREWERY & PROVISIONS American Contemporary / Beer $$ Renee 3446 N. Southport Ave. 773-270-4272
848. 07.01.16 WHISKEY THIEF TAVERN American Contemporary / American Traditional $$ Dave 616 Davis St., Evanston 847-859-2342
847. 06.24.16 * KICK Gastropub / American Contemporary $$ Jen P. 1943 W. Byron St. 872-808-0554
846. 06.17.16 SMALL CHEVAL Burgers / American Traditional $$ Bruno 1732 N. Milwaukee Ave. N/A
845. 06.10.16 WOOD American Contemporary $$-$$$ Blake 3335 N. Halsted St. 773-935-9663
844. 06.03.16 PIZZA ART CAFÉ Pizza / Italian $$ Renee 4658 N. Rockwell St. 773-539-0645
843. 05.27.16 CHEZ DELISAY’S CAJUN CUISINE Cajun / Creole $$ Audra 6621 N. Clark St. 872-806-0986
842. 05.20.16 SAINT LOU’S ASSEMBLY American Traditional / Cafeteria Food / Diner Food $$ Alex M. 664 W. Lake St. 312-600-0600
841. 05.13.16 FORBIDDEN ROOT Gastropub / American Contemporary $$ Alex A. 1746 W. Chicago Ave. 312-929-2202
840. 05.06.16 #+ KAMEHACHI OF TOKYO Japanese / Sushi $$ Sam O. 1531 N. Wells St. (Relocated) 312-664-3663
839. 04.29.16 * COCHINITA TACO CO. Mexican $$ Ryan T. 3938 N. Central Ave. 773-283-8848
838. 04.22.16 RAM RESTAURANT & BREWHOUSE American Traditional / Burgers / Beer $$ Matt P. 9520 Higgins Rd., Rosemont 847-692-4426
837. 04.15.16 DIVE BAR Seafood $$ Pfeffer 3445 N. Halsted St. 773-770-4618
836. 04.08.16 CAFE IBERICO Spanish / Tapas $$ Jeremy 737 N. LaSalle Blvd. 312-573-1510
835. 04.01.16 HOT “G” DOG Hot Dogs $ Matt L. 5009 N. Clark St. 773-209-3360
834. 03.25.16 *# YUSHO Japanese / Small Plates $$$ Lisa 2853 N. Kedzie Ave. 773-904-8558
833. 03.18.16 THE ROOST CAROLINA KITCHEN Southern $ Katie F. 1467 W. Irving Park Rd. 312-261-5564

YEAR 16

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Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
832. 03.11.16 16TH ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: THE ANGRY CRAB Seafood / Southern / Cajun / Creole $$ The People 5665 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-784-6848
831. 03.04.16 RAMEN TAKEYA Ramen $$ Jon M. 819 W. Fulton Market 312-666-7710
830. 02.26.16 JJ THAI STREET FOOD Thai $$ John C. 1715 W. Chicago Ave. 312-929-4435
829. 02.19.16 JERRY’S – LINCOLN SQUARE Sandwiches / American Traditional / Cajun / Creole $$ Renee 4739 N. Lincoln Ave. 847-470-9161
828. 02.12.16 PEQUOD’S PIZZA Pizza / Italian $$ Matt P. 8520 Fernald Ave., Morton Grove 847-470-9161
827. 02.05.16 VENEZUELAN BOWL GRILL Venezuelan / Caribbean $$ Ryan T. 2436 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-327-1026
826. 01.29.16 PORK & MINDY’S BBQ / Sandwiches $$ Bruno 1623 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-799-8759
825. 01.22.15 T & B GRILL Latin American $ Ryan T. 3658 W. Lawrence Ave. 773-961-7016
824. 01.15.16 GUS’S WORLD FAMOUS FRIED CHICKEN Southern $$ Chris A. 847 W. Fulton Market 312-773-1971
823. 01.08.16 IZAKAYA MITA Japanese / Ramen $$ John C. 1960 N. Damen Ave. 773-799-8677
822. 01.01.16 PIZZA BARRA Pizza / Italian $$ Matt P. 3011 Butterfield Rd., Oak Brook 630-861-6177
821. 12.25.15 CHICAGO PRIME ITALIAN Italian $$-$$$ Jen P. 1370 E. Bank Dr., Schaumburg 847-240-1414
820. 12.18.15 PORK SHOPPE BBQ $$ Audra 5721 N. Clark St. 773-654-1800
819. 12.11.15 VILLAINS American Traditional / Bar Food $$ Chris A. 730 S. Clark St. 312-583-0283
818. 12.04.15 FAT RICE Asian Fusion / Chinese $$ Renee 2957 W. Diversey Ave. 773-661-9170
817. 11.27.15 PUB ROYALE British / Indian $$ Alex M. 2049 W. Division St. 773-661-6874
816. 11.20.15 # MASA AZUL Mexican $$ Lisa 2901 W. Diversey 773-687-0300
815. 11.13.15 SHOKRAN MOROCCAN RESTAURANT Moroccan $$ Erin 4027 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-427-9130
814. 11.06.15 JK KABAB HOUSE Indian / Pakistani $ Ryan T. 6412 N. Rockwell St. 773-761-6089
813. 10.30.15 TACO BELL CANTINA Mexican / Fast Food $ Matt L. 1439 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-661-2607
812. 10.23.15 FIG & OLIVE Mediterranean / Italian / French $$$ Dave 104 E. Oak St. 312-445-0060
811. 10.16.15 LALIBELA RESTAURANT Ethiopian / Vegetarian $$ Katie F. 5631 N. Ashland Ave. 773-944-0585
810. 10.09.15 SUPER H MART Grocery / Korean / Japanese / Chinese $$ Jenny L. 801 Civic Center Dr., Niles 847-581-1212
809. 10.02.15 # TRE KRONOR RESTAURANT Scandinavian / Breakfast $$ Alex A. 3258 W. Foster Ave. 773-267-9888
808. 09.25.15 #+ DAWALI MEDITERRANEAN KITCHEN Middle Eastern / Mediterranean $ Blake 1625 N. Halsted St. (Relocated) 312-944-5800
807. 09.18.15 LITTLE BAD WOLF Bar Food / American Traditional $$ Pfeffer 1541 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. 773-942-6399
806. 09.11.15 SUSHI TOKORO Japanese / Sushi $$ Jon M. 4750 N. Western Ave. 773-654-3858
805. 09.04.15 YUZU SUSHI AND ROBATA GRILL Japanese / Sushi $$ Sam O. 1751 W. Chicago Ave. 312-666-4100
804. 08.28.15 * AMK KITCHEN BAR American Traditional $$ Drew 1954 W. Armitage Ave. 773-276-4400
803. 08.21.15 THE ANGRY CRAB Seafood / Southern / Cajun / Creole $$ Jeremy 5665 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-784-6848
802. 08.14.15 * BUZZ – BURGERS, BARRELS & BEER Burgers / American Contemporary $$ Chris A. 1935 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-880-9810
801. 08.07.15 LEGNO Italian / Pizza $$ Lisa 4250 N. Central Ave. 773-736-2854
800. 07.31.15 CUBA 312 Caribbean / Cuban / Sandwiches $$ Jen P. 2054 W. Roscoe St. 773-281-2822
799. 07.24.15 BOHEMIAN HOUSE {BOHO} Czech / German / Austrian $$$ Bob 11 W. Illinois St. 312-955-0439
798. 07.17.15 MARIANO’S RAVENSWOOD Various $$ Dave 1800 W. Lawrence Ave. 773-334-3549
797. 07.10.15 + BRIANNA’S RESAURANT Salvadorian / Guatemalan $$ Katie F. 5695 N. Lincoln Ave. (Relocated) 872-208-5599
796. 07.03.15 LAGUNITAS CHICAGO TAPROOM Bar Food / Sandwiches / Beer $$ Matt P. 2607 W. 17th St. 773-522-1308
795. 06.26.15 FLO & SANTOS Bar Food / Pizza / Polish $$ Pfeffer 1310 S Wabash Ave. 312-566-9817
794. 06.19.15 SIDECAR @ THE LONG ROOM Bar Food $-$$ Renee 1612 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-665-8210
793. 06.12.15 * MOXEE RESTAURANT / MAD MOUSE BREWERY American Contemporary / BBQ $$ Alex M. 724 W. Maxwell St. 312-243-3660
792. 06.05.15 * BREAKROOM BREWERY Gastropub / Bar Food $$ Alex A. 2925 W. Montrose Ave. 773-564-9534
791. 05.30.15 CHARLATAN Italian $$ John C. 1329 W. Chicago Ave. 312-818-2073
790. 05.22.15 TACO IN A BAG Mexican $ Matt L. 4603 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-250-2437
789. 05.15.15 # CHICAGO Q BBQ $$ Jon M. 1160 N. Dearborn St. 312-642-1160
788. 05.08.15 * SINK | SWIM Seafood $$$ John C. 3213 W. Armitage Ave. 773-486-7465
787. 05.01.15 “PIZZAPALOOZA” @ BEERMISCUOUS: THE ART OF PIZZA / CHICAGO’S PIZZA / D’AGOSTINO’S PIZZA AND PUB / EDWARDO’S NATURAL PIZZA / GINO’S EAST / GIORDANO’S / LOU MALNATI’S PIZZERIA / MY PIE PIZZERIA / PEQUOD’S PIZZA / PIZANO’S PIZZA Pizza / Beer $$ Ryan T. 2812 N. Lincoln Ave. 855-450-2337
786. 04.24.15 OIISTAR Japanese / Asian Fusion / American Contemporary $$ Jenny L. 1385 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-360-8791
785. 04.17.15 CAFÉ ORCHID Turkish $$ Erin 1746 W. Addison St. 773-327-3808
784. 04.10.15 LUELLA’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN Southern $$ Drew 4609 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-961-8196
783. 04.03.15 PHO VIET Vietnamese $ Elizabeth 4941 N. Broadway 773-769-1284
782. 03.27.15 NHA HANG VIET NAM Vietnamese $ Jeremy 1032 W. Argyle St. 773-878-8895
781. 03.20.15 15TH ANNIVERSARY – 15 YEARS OF R.C.: FAHLSTROM’S FRESH FISH MARKET Seafood / American Traditional $$ The People 1258 W. Belmont Ave. 773-281-6000

YEAR 15

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
780. 03.13.15 ^ 15TH ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: XOCO BISTRO (Renamed FONDA FRONTERA)  Mexican $$ The People 1471 N. Milwaukee Ave. 872-829-3821
779. 03.06.15 # EL ÑANDÚ Latin American / Steaks $$ Seamus 2731 W. Fullerton Ave. 773-278-0900
778. 02.27.15 * BELLY SHACK Latin American / Korean / Asian Fusion $$ Bruno 1912 N. Western Ave. 773-252-1414
777. 02.20.15 *# FORNELLO TRATTORIA Italian $$ Blake 1011 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-404-1800
776. 02.13.15 PHILLY’S BEST SPORTS BAR Sandwiches / Bar Food / American Traditional $$ Audra 6800 N. Sheridan Rd. 773-856-6800
775. 02.06.15 ^ XOCO BISTRO (Renamed FONDA FRONTERA) Mexican $$ Sam O. 1471 N. Milwaukee Ave. 872-829-3821
774. 01.30.15 ^ VENENO DE NAYARIT (Renamed ALEGRIA’S SEAFOOD) Coastal Mexican $$ Jenny L. 1024 N. Ashland Ave. 773-348-2008
773. 01.23.15 PEQUOD’S PIZZA Pizza / Italian / Sandwiches $$ Matt P. 2207 N. Clybourn Ave. 773-327-1512
772. 01.16.15 UPTOWN PHO Vietnamese $ Erin 1010 W. Argyle St. 773-878-8820
771. 01.09.15 DUSEK’S American Contemporary $$ Alex M. 1227 W. 18th St. 815-600-8421
770. 01.02.15 * KOKOPELLI Mexican $$ Bruno 1324 N. Milwaukee Ave. 815-600-8421
769. 12.26.14 HOLLYWOOD PALMS CINEMA, BAR, AND EATERY American Traditional $$ Ryan T. 352 S. Rte. 59, Naperville 630-428-5800
768. 12.19.14 TWIN DRAGON Chinese / Korean / Asian Fusion $$ Jeremy 9046 W. Golf Rd., Niles 847-803-6777
767. 12.12.14 # MARIE’S PIZZA & LIQUORS Pizza $-$$ Bob 4127 W. Lawrence 773-725-1812
766. 12.05.14 #+ PLEASANT HOUSE BAKERY British $$ Sam O. 2119 S. Halsted St. (Relocated) 773-523-PIES
765. 11.28.14 GIDEON WELLES CRAFT BEER BAR AND KITCHEN American Traditional / Gastropub $$ Pfeffer 4500 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-907-2226
764. 11.21.14 # MERCADITO CHICAGO Mexican $$$ Blake 108 W. Kinzie St. 312-329-9555
763. 11.14.14 BISTRO BORDEAUX French $$$ Alex A. 618 Church St., Evanston 847-424-1483
762. 11.07.14 EL MAYA Mexican $$ Matt L. 1522 W. Montrose Ave. 773-878-1882
761. 10.31.14 LOGAN BAR & GRILL Bar Food / American Traditional $$ Lisa 2230 N. California Ave. 773-252-1110
760. 10.24.14 SHAMAN BY CHILAM BALAM Mexican Small / Plates $$ Krista 1438 W. Chicago Ave. 312-226-4175
759. 10.17.14 STELLA BARRA PIZZERIA Pizza $$ Jen P. 1954 N. Halsted St. 773-634-4101
758. 10.10.14 * TAKOS KOREANOS Korean / Asian Fusion $$ Jon M. 1706 W. Foster Ave. 773-654-1220
757. 10.03.14 * ANALOGUE Cajun / Creole $$ John C. 2523 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-904-8567
756. 09.26.14 JIN THAI Thai $$ Katie F. 5458 N Broadway 773-681-0555
755. 09.19.14 CORTLAND’S GARAGE Burgers / Bar Food $$ Lisa 1645 W. Cortland St. 773-862-7877
754. 09.12.14 CALUMET FISHERIES Seafood $$ Elizabeth 3259 E. 95th St. 773-933-9855
753. 09.05.14 INDIE CAFÉ Japanese / Sushi / Thai $$ Blake 5951 N. Broadway 773-561-5577
752. 08.29.14 GREEN STREET SMOKED MEATS BBQ $$ Dave 112 N. Green St. 312-754-0431
751. 08.22.14 TRELLIS American Contemporary / Small Plates / Charcuterie / Wine Bar $$ Chris A. 2426 N. Racine Ave. 773-644-6441
750. 08.15.14 COUNTY BARBEQUE BBQ $$ Seamus 1352 W. Taylor St. 312-929-2528
749. 08.08.14 TRENCHERMEN American Contemporary / Modern European $$ Renee 2039 W. North Ave. 773-661-1540
748. 08.01.14 * BULLHEAD CANTINA Mexican / Burgers $$ Audra 1406 W. Morse Ave. 773-772-8895
747. 07.25.14 LA VILLA RESTAURANT Italian / Pizza / Steaks / Seafood $$ Matt P. 3632 N. Pulaski Rd. 773-283-7980
746. 07.18.14 SEADOG SUSHI BAR Japanese / Sushi / Seafood $$ Mathew C. 1500 W. Division St. 773-235-8100
745. 07.11.14 STICKY RICE CHIANG MAI Thai $$ Krista 1746 N. Western Ave. 312-818-1810
744. 07.04.14 # THE HOPLEAF BAR Gastropub / Belgian $$ Seamus 5148 N. Clark St. 773-334-9851
743. 06.27.14 # ISLA PILIPINA Filipino / Spanish $$ Miyuki 2501 W. Lawrence, Unit D 773-271-2988
742. 06.20.14 THE WINCHESTER American Traditional $$ Renee 1001 N. Winchester Ave. 773-698-8703
741. 06.13.14 CROSSROADS AT HOUSE OF BLUES American Regional / American Contemporary / Sandwiches $$ Jen P. 329 N. Dearborn St. 312-923-2000
740. 06.06.14 # RIBFEST CHICAGO BBQ / Ribs $$ Matt L. 4000 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-525-3609
739. 05.30.14 ZIA’S LAGO VISTA Italian / Wine Bar $$ Pfeffer 3819 N. Ashland Ave. 773-883-0808
738. 05.23.14 * DAVANTI ENOTECA Italian Contemporary / Small Plates $$ Katie F. 1359 W. Taylor St. 312-226-5550
737. 05.16.14 THE DAILY BAR & GRILL American Contemporary / Bar Food $$ Sam O. 4560 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-561-6198
736. 05.09.14 SONIC DRIVE-IN Fast Food / Burgers $ Jon M. 1022 W. Wilson Ave. 847-288-1300
735. 05.02.14 BAN PO JUNG Korean / BBQ $ Lisa 3450 W. Foster Ave. 773-583-5209
734. 04.25.14 * YUSHO Japanese / Small Plates $$$ John C. 2853 N. Kedzie Ave. 773-904-8558
733. 04.18.14 COOKIES & CARNITAS Sandwiches / Mexican / Pizza / Cookies $$ Matt P. 5757-59 N. Broadway 773-769-2900
732. 04.11.14 LOCAL ROOT American Contemporary / Café $$ Jeff L. 601 N. McClurg Ct. 312-643-1145
731. 04.04.14 * SMOKIN’ WOODY’S BBQ $$ Jeff D. 4160 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-880-1100
730. 03.28.14 *# CREW BAR + GRILL Bar Food / American Traditional $$ Elizabeth 4804 N. Broadway (Relocated) 773-784-2739
729. 03.21.14 # RIVERVIEW TAVERN American Traditional / Bar Food $$ Jen P. 1958 W. Roscoe St. 773-248-9523

YEAR 14

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
728. 03.14.14 * 14TH ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: JOHNNY CASSEROLE Hotdishes $ The People 4019 N. Damen 773-857-2665
727. 03.07.14 Q-BBQ BBQ $$ Drew 714 W. Diversey 773-281-7800
726. 02.28.14 * SPRITZ BURGER Burgers / American Contemporary $$ Dave 3819 N. Broadway 773-868-9866
725. 02.21.14 BELLWETHER American Contemporary $$$ Deepthi 302 E. Illinois 312-222-1800
724. 02.14.14 HUTCH American Traditional / Comfort Food $$$ Chris A. 3301 N. Clark 773-248-1155
723. 02.07.14 THE RADLER German $$-$$$ Bob 2375 N. Milwaukee 773-276-0270
722. 01.31.14 #+ DELEECE American Contemporary $$-$$$ Blake 3747 N. Southport Ave. (Relocated) 773-325-1710
721. 01.24.14 NORI Japanese / Sushi $$ Audra 1235 W. Devon 773-262-5216
720. 01.17.14 * JOHNNY CASSEROLE Hotdishes $ Alexis L. 4019 N. Damen 773-857-2665
719. 01.10.14 D’NOCHE Latin American / Mexican $$ Alex A. 2710 N. Milwaukee 773-289-4274
718. 01.03.14 TRE SOLDI Italian / Pizza $$ Deepthi 212. E. Ohio St. 312-664-0212
717. 12.27.13 GALE STREET INN American Traditional $$ Mathew C. 4914 N. Milwaukee 773-725-1300
716. 12.20.13 HABANA LIBRE Cuban $$ Sam O. 1440 W. Chicago 312-243-3303
715. 12.13.13 HAYMARKET PUB & BREWERY Bar Food / Beer $$ Jen P. 737 W. Randolph 312-638-0700
714. 12.06.13 GATHER American Contemporary / Wine Bar $$$ Renee 4539 N. Lincoln 773-506-9300
713. 11.29.13 HONEY BUTTER FRIED CHICKEN American Traditional $$ Bob 3361 N. Elston 773-478-4000
712. 11.22.13 JERRY’S – ANDERSONVILLE Sandwiches / American Traditional / Cajun / Creole $$ Pfeffer 5419 N. Clark 773-796-3777
711. 11.15.13 NEW ENGLAND SEAFOOD COMPANY FISH MARKET Seafood $$ Mark C. 3341 N. Lincoln 773-871-3474
710. 11.08.13 * DILLMAN’S American Traditional / Comfort Food / Diner Food $$ John C. 354 W. Hubbard 312-988-0078
709. 11.01.13 * NORTHDOWN CAFE AND TAPROOM American Traditional / Contemporary $$ Matt L. 3244 N. Lincoln 773-697-7578
708. 10.25.13 LEADBELLY Burgers $$ Lisa 5739 W. Irving Park 773-283-7880
707. 10.18.13 ATLAS BREWING COMPANY American Contemporary $$ Blake 2747 N. Lincoln 773-295-1270
706. 10.11.13 MOTT STREET Asian Street Food / Small Plates $$ Katie F. 1401 N. Ashland 773-687-9977
705. 10.04.13 ISLA PILIPINA Filipino / Spanish $$ Jon M. 2501 W. Lawrence, Unit D 773-271-2988
704. 09.27.13 AROY THAI RESTAURANT Thai $ Miyuki 4654 N. Damen 773-275-8360
703. 09.20.13 TAKETEI Sushi / Japanese $$ Elizabeth 1111 W. Berwyn 773-769-9292
702. 09.13.13 * ENDGRAIN American Contemporary / American Regional $$-$$$ Jeff L. 1851 W. Addison 773-687-8191
701. 09.06.13 BETWEEN Peruvian $$ Alex A. 1324 N. Milwaukee 773-292-0585
700. 08.30.13 HOMESLICE Pizza $$ Matt P. 938 W. Webster 312-789-4600
699. 08.23.13 * THE BLUEBIRD American Contemporary $$/$$$ Drew 1749 N. Damen 773-486-2473
698. 08.16.13 HIMMEL’S Italian / Modern European $$ Chris A. 2251 W. Lawrence
697. 08.09.13 FARMHOUSE EVANSTON American Traditional $$$ Dave 703 Church St., Evanston 847-492-9700
696. 08.02.13 *# CAFE LAGUARDIA Cuban / Latin American $$ Seamus 2111 W. Armitage 773-862-5996
695. 07.26.13 # ETHIOPIAN DIAMOND Ethiopian $ Blake 6120 N. Broadway 773-338-6100
694. 07.19.13 * INSPIRATION CAFE American Contemporary $$ Audra 4715 N. Sheridan 773-878-0981
693. 07.12.13 FLORIOLE CAFE & BAKERY Pizza / Sandwiches / Baked Goods $$ Alexis L. 1220 W. Webster 773-883-1313
692. 07.05.13 # CAFE EL TAPATIO Mexican $$ Jeff D. 3400 N. Ashland 773-327-5475
691. 06.28.13 TABLE, DONKEY AND STICK Modern European $$$ Drew 2728 W. Armitage 773-486-8525
690. 06.21.13 ¡AY CHIWOWA! Mexican $$ Deepthi 311 W. Chicago 312-643-3200
689. 06.14.13 GRUPPO DI AMICI Italian $$ Tosh 1508 W. Jarvis 773-508-5565
688. 06.07.13 HOWL AT THE MOON DUELING PIANO BAR BBQ / Bar Food $$ Jeff D. 26 W. Hubbard 312-863-7427
687. 05.31.13 SHOKRAN MOROCCAN RESTAURANT Moroccan $$ Miyuki 4027 W. Irving Park 773-427-9130
686. 05.24.13 CROSBY’S KITCHEN American Traditional $$ Brian 3455 N. Southport Ave. 773-883-2525
685. 05.17.13 *# WISHBONE Southern / Vegetarian $$ Renee 3300 N. Lincoln 773-549-2663
684. 05.10.13 MARIE’S PIZZA & LIQUORS Pizza $-$$ Pfeffer 4127 W. Lawrence 773-725-1812
683. 05.03.13 KIN SUSHI AND THAI Thai / Sushi $$ Sam O. 1132 N. Milwaukee 773-772-2722
682. 04.26.13 THE RED LION British / Bar Food $$ Renee 4749 N. Rockwell 773-654-1341
681. 04.19.13 ANMOL Pakistani $$ Mark C. 2858 W. Devon 773-508-5050
680. 04.12.13 MORETTI’S Pizza $$ Mathew C. 6727 N. Olmsted 773-631-1175
679. 04.05.13 * LETIZIA’S FIORE Italian $$ Lisa 2456 N. California 773-342-4400
678. 03.29.13 * COPPER HOUSE American Contemporary $$ Matt L. 4337 N. Lincoln 773-935-2255
677. 03.22.13 “TRIOS”: VARIOUS LOCATIONS Various Various The People Various Various

YEAR 13

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
676. 03.15.13 +^ 13TH ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: PIZZERIA DA NELLA (Renamed NELLA PIZZA E PASTA) Italian / Pizza $$ The People 1125 E. 55th St. (Relocated) 773-281-6600
675. 03.08.13 LAO SZE CHUAN Chinese $$ Krista 4832 N. Broadway 773-293-4653
674. 03.01.13 DEL SEOUL Korean $ Katie F. 2568 N. Clark 773-248-4227
673. 02.22.13 DANCEN Korean $$ Jon M. 5114 N. Lincoln 773-878-2400
672. 02.15.13 MASA AZUL Mexican $$ John C. 2901 W. Diversey 773-687-0300
671. 02.08.13 ANNA MARIA PASTERIA Italian $$$ Blake 4400 N. Clark 773-506-2662
670. 02.01.13 MAID-RITE BBQ / Loose Meat $ Dave 2429 N. Lincoln 773-687-9250
669. 01.25.13 MONTI’S Cheesesteaks $$ Jeff D. 4757 N. Talman 773-942-6012
668. 01.18.13 LITTLE GOAT DINER Bakery / Diner Food $$ Chris H. 820 W. Randolph 312-888-3455
667. 01.11.13 KUNI’S Sushi / Japanese $$ Elizabeth 511 Main, Evanston 847-328-2004
666. 01.04.13 TACO DIABLO Mexican $$ Jeff L. 1029 Davis, Evanston 847-868-8229
665. 12.28.12 ABYSSINIA ETHIOPIAN RESTAURANT Ethiopian $$ Alexis L. 5842 N. Broadway 773-271-7133
664. 12.21.12 +^ PIZZERIA DA NELLA (Renamed NELLA PIZZA E PASTA) Italian / Pizza $$ Matt P. 1125 E. 55th St. (Relocated) 773-281-6600
663. 12.14.12 FLIPT Burgers $$ Blake 3000 S. River, Des Plaines 888-307-0777
662. 12.07.12 * MORSEL Contemporary American $$ Audra 1406 W. Morse 773-274-0700
661. 11.30.12 * NIGHTWOOD American Contemporary $$$ Andrea 2119 S. Halsted 312-526-3385
660. 11.23.12 ## SUN WAH BAR-B-Q RESTAURANT Chinese $$ Seamus 5041 N. Broadway 773-769-1254
659. 11.16.12 THE CROSSING Bar food $$ Alex A. 2548 N. Southport Ave. 773-327-4900
658. 11.09.12 # CARO MIO Italian $$ Tosh 1825 W. Wilson 773-275-5000
657. 11.02.12 GRANGE HALL BURGER BAR Burgers $$ Chris A. 844 W. Randolph 312-491-0844
656. 10.26.12 + PLEASANT HOUSE BAKERY British $$ Miyuki 2119 S. Halsted St. (Relocated) 773-523-PIES
655. 10.19.12 LOU MALNATI’S Pizza $$ Sam O. 1520 N. Damen 773-395-2400
654. 10.12.12 * PECKING ORDER Asian Fusion $$ Bob 4416 N. Clark 773-907-9900
653. 10.05.12 SONG DO Korean $$ Renee 4918 N. Lincoln 773-878-0999
652. 09.28.12 ALAHAMBRA PLACE Moroccan $$$ Matt P. 1240 W. Randolph 312-666-9555
651. 09.21.12 THE RESERVOIR American Contemporary $$ Pfeffer 844 W. Montrose 773-275-4000
650. 09.14.12 HAN BAT Korean $ Mark C. 2723 W. Lawrence 773-271-8640
649. 09.07.12 CENTRAL KITCHEN AND TAP American Contemporary $ Mathew C. 4800 N. Central 773-853-0150
648. 08.31.12 * BLUE STAR BISTRO & WINE BAR Tapas / Wine Bar $$ Lisa 1209 N. Noble 773-278-2233
647. 08.24.12 TOKYO MARINA Sushi / Japanese $$ Matt L. 5058 N. Clark 773-878-2900
646. 08.17.12 SUN WAH BAR-B-Q RESTAURANT Chinese $$ Krista 5041 N. Broadway 773-769-1254
645. 08.10.12 BIG & LITTLE’S Fish ‘n Chips / Tacos / Fast Food $ Katie F. 860 N. Orleans 312-943-0000
644. 08.03.12 ANTIQUE TACO Mexican $$ Jon M. 1360 N. Milwaukee 773-687-8697
643. 07.27.12 GENE’S ROOFTOP BEER & WINE GARDEN  Brats $$ Jen P. 4750 N. Lincoln 773-SAUSAGE
642. 07.20.12 ATLAS BREWING COMPANY Bar Food / Beer $$ John C. 2747 N. Lincoln 773-295-1270
641. 07.13.12 FORK American Contemporary $$ Jeff L. 4600 N. Lincoln 773-751-1500
640. 07.06.12 # SIAM COUNTRY Thai $ Jeff D. 4637 N. Damen 773-271-0700
639. 06.29.12 JAKE MELNICK’S CORNER TAP American Contemporary / Bar Food $$ Chris H. 41 E. Superior 312-266-0400
638. 06.22.12 # JIN JU Korean $$ Elizabeth 5203 N. Clark 773-334-6377
637. 06.15.12 PIZZA RUSTICA Pizza / Italian $$ Dave 3908 N. Sheridan 773-404-8955
636. 06.08.12 # I MONELLI Italian $$ Blake 5019 N. Western 773-561-8499
635. 06.01.12 * TROQUET French $$ Brian 1834 W. Montrose 773-334-5664
634. 05.25.12 HAWKEYE’S BAR & GRILL American Contemporary $$ Seamus 1458 W. Taylor 312-226-3951
633. 05.18.12 * PREMISE American Contemporary $$$$ Theresa 5420 N. Clark 773-334-9463
632. 05.11.12 * VAPIANO Italian $$ Audra 2577 N. Clark 773-904-7984
631. 05.04.12 SABRI NIHARI Pakistani / Indian $$ Andrea 2502 W. Devon 773-465-0899
630. 04.27.12 L. WOODS TAP & PINE LODGE American Traditional / Comfort Food / BBQ $$-$$$ Alexis L. 7110 N. Lincoln, Lincolnwood 847-677-3350
629. 04.20.12 BISTRO VOLTAIRE French $$$ Alex A. 226 W. Chicago 312-265-0911
628. 04.13.12 DUE LIRE VINO & CUCINA Wine Bar / Italian $$ Matt P. 4520 N. Lincoln 773-275-7878
627. 04.06.12 JANE’S American Contemporary $$ Lisa 1655 W. Cortland 773-862-5263
626. 03.30.12 ROOTS HANDMADE PIZZA Pizza $ Matt P. 1924 W. Chicago 773-645-4949
625. 03.23.12 RUB BBQ CO. BBQ $$ Jeff L. 2407 W. Lunt 773-675-1410

YEAR 12

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
624. 03.16.12 * 12TH ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: BOMBAY SPICE AND WINE Indian $$ The People 450 N. Clark 312-477-7657
623. 03.09.12 * BREAD & WINE American Contemporary $$ Alex A. 3732 W. Irving Park 773- 866- 5266
622. 03.02.12 FARMHOUSE American Contemporary $$ John C. 228 W. Chicago 312-280-4960
621. 02.24.12 CHILAPAN Mexican $$$ Matt P. 2459 W. Armitage 773-697-4597
620. 02.17.12 D’CANDELA Latin American $ Dave 4053 N. Kedzie 773-478-0819
619. 02.10.12 CHICAGO KALBI Korean $$ Renee 3752 W. Lawrence 773-604-8183
618. 02.03.12 SIBONEY Cuban $$ Seamus 2165 N. Western 773-276-8776
617. 01.27.12 GYU-KAKU Japanese $$$ Miyuki 210 E. Ohio St. 312-266-8929
616. 01.20.12 * LM RESTAURANT French $$$ Blake 4539 N. Lincoln 773-942-7585
615. 01.13.12 * THREE ACES Italian $$ Sam O. 1321 W. Taylor 312-243-1577
614. 01.06.12 * THE BEDFORD American Contemporary $$ Lisa 1612 W. Division 773-235-8800
613. 12.30.11 RUK SUSHI AND THAI Sushi / Thai $$ Mathew C. 4431 N. Milwaukee 773-286-1900
612. 12.23.11 PERENNIAL VIRANT American Contemporary $$$ Matt P. 1800 N. Lincoln 312-981-7070
611. 12.16.11 CANTINA LAREDO Mexican $$ Tosh 508 N. State 312-955-0014
610. 12.09.11 BOPNGRILL Burgers / Korean $ Audra 6604 N. Sheridan 773-654-3224
609. 12.02.11 HOP HAUS Bar Food $$ Seamus 7545 N. Clark 773-262-3783
608. 11.25.11 * BOMBAY SPICE GRILL & WINE Indian $$ Matt P. 111 W. Illinois 312-477-7657
607. 11.18.11 THE BENTO BOX Asian Fusion $$ Jon M. 2246 W. Armitage 773-278-3932
606. 11.11.11 CARAVAN Persian $$ Seamus 4810 N. Broadway 773-271-6022
605. 11.04.11 THIRTEEN ASIAN TAPAS AND BAR Filipino / Tapas $$ Lisa 4202 W. Irving Park 773-283-6626
604. 10.28.11 CRISP Korean $ Renee 2940 N. Broadway 773-697- 7611
603. 10.21.11 HELLO SUSHI BAR Sushi $$ Audra 1553 W. Devon 773-942-6734
602. 10.14.11 WASABI Japanese/Sushi $$ Miyuki 2539 N. Milwaukee 773-227-8180
601. 10.07.11 LA CIUDAD Mexican $$ Katie F. 4515 N. Sheridan 773-728-2887
600. 09.30.11 THE BRISTOL American $$$ Theresa 2152 N. Damen 773-862-5555
599. 09.23.11 ROYAL THAI RESTAURANT Thai $ Brian 2209 W. Montrose 773-509-0007
598. 09.16.11 SMOKEY’S BBQ BBQ $$ Mathew C. 5481 N. Northwest Hwy 773-763-2328
597. 09.09.11 OSTERIA VIA STATO Italian $$$ Elizabeth/Jeff D. 620 N. State 312-642-8450
596. 09.02.11 OWEN & ENGINE Bar Food / British $$ Pfeffer 2700 N. Western 773-235-2930
595. 08.26.11 LULU’S Dim Sum / Asian Fusion $$ Dave 804 Davis, Evanston 847-869-4343
594. 08.19.11 * CHICKPEA Middle Eastern $ Matt P. 2018 W. Chicago 773-384-9930
593. 08.12.11 SHOKRAN Moroccan $$ Lisa 4027 W. Irving Park 773-427-9130
592. 08.05.11 THE RICE TABLE INDONESIAN CUISINE @ SIP COFFEE HOUSE Indonesian $$ Jeff D. 1223 W. Grand 312-563-1123 ‎
591. 07.29.11 * TELEGRAPH WINE BAR American $$$ Mark C. 2601 N. Milwaukee 773-292-9463
590. 07.22.11 FISH BAR Seafood $$ Dave 2956 N. Sheffield 773-687-8177
589. 07.15.11 AL DENTE Italian $$ Chris A. 3939 W. Irving Park 773- 942-7771
588. 07.08.11 SAIGON SISTERS Vietnamese $$ Jon M. 567 W. Lake 312-496-0090
587. 07.01.11 M.HENRIETTA American $$ Elizabeth 1133 W. Granville 773-761-9700
586. 06.24.11 GALVIN’S PUBLIC HOUSE Bar Food / Irish $$ Mathew C. 5901 W. Lawrence 773-205-0570
585. 06.17.11 TAMPOPO Japanese / Sushi $$ Renee 5665 N. Lincoln 773-561-2277
584. 06.10.11 * ABIQUIÙ CAFE Nuevo Latino / American Regional $$ Matt P. 1034 W. Belmont 773-577-3917
583. 06.03.11 FIN SUSHI BAR Sushi $$ Matt L. 1742 W. Wilson 773-961-7452
582. 05.27.11 BANGERS & LACE Gastropub / British $$ Bob 1670 W. Division 773-252-6499
581. 05.20.11 ACT ONE PUB American $$ Tosh 1330 W. Morse 773-381-4550
580. 05.13.11 LOCKDOWN BAR AND GRILL Burgers $$ Elizabeth 1024 N. Western 773-687-8565
579. 05.06.11 CHICAGO Q BBQ $$$ Jon M. 1160 N. Dearborn 312-642-1160
578. 05.01.11 R.C. COFFEE CRAWL:
ASADO COFFEE / A DE•LI•CIOUS CAFÉ/ * MACONDO / * DARKCLOUD: URBAN COFFEE LAB / @SPOT CAFE / BRIDGEPORT COFFEE HOUSE / JUPITER OUTPOST CAFÉ / STAR LOUNGE COFFEE BAR / THE WORMHOLE / IPSENTO COFFEE HOUSE / JULIUS MEINL / * CH’AVA
Coffee Various The People Various Various
578. 04.29.11 HALA IN Middle Eastern $ Pete 4624 W. Lawrence 773-930-3612
577. 04.22.11 + TAC QUICK Thai $$ Krista 1011 W. Irving Park Rd. (Relocated) 773-327-5253
576. 04.15.11 GALE STREET INN American $$ Mathew C. 4914 N. Milwaukee 773-725-1300
575. 04.08.11 EATT American $$ Blake 6 W. Hubbard 312-494-3288
574. 04.01.11 MEDITERRANEAN GRILL Mediterranean $$ Jen P. 4609 N. Lincoln 773-293-4491
573. 03.25.11 “TRIOS”: VARIOUS LOCATIONS Various Various The People Various Various

YEAR 11

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
572. 03.18.11 * 11TH ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: CHIZAKAYA Japanese $$$ The People 3056 N. Lincoln 773-697-4725
571. 03.11.11 DIVISION ALE HOUSE Irish $$ Lisa 1942 W. Division 773-384-6886
570. 03.04.11 * THE SOUTHERN Southern $$ John C. 1840 W. North 773-342-1840
569. 02.25.11 HUBBARD INN American $$$ Alexis L. 110 W. Hubbard 312-222-1331
568. 02.18.11 WOLCOTT’S Bar Food $$ Renee 1834 W. Montrose 773-334-4848
567. 02.11.11 BARRACO’S Pizza/Italian $$ Melissa R. 3701 W. 95th, Evergreen Park 708-424-8182
566. 02.04.11 BURGER BAR Burgers $$ Brian 1578 N. Clybourn 312-255-0055
565. 01.28.11 ANTICA PIZZERIA Pizza / Italian $$ Audra 5663 N. Clark 773-944-1492
564. 01.21.11 THE CURSE Bar Food $$ Mathew C. 3517 N. Clark 773-935-6694
563. 01.14.11 RED CANARY American Contemporary $$ Lisa 695 N. Milwaukee 312-846-1475
562. 01.07.11 JIBEK JOLU Kyrgyzstani $$ Katie F. 5047 N. Lincoln 773-878-8494
561. 12.31.10 THE FLORENTINE Italian $$$$ Blake 151 W. Adams 312-660-8866
560. 12.24.10 JUICY / 694 WINE & SPIRITS Wine Bar $$ Elizabeth / Jeff D. 694 N. Milwaukee 312-492-6620
559. 12.17.10 ROOTSTOCK WINE & BEER BAR American Contemporary / Wine Bar $$ Seamus 954 N. California 773-292-1616
558. 12.10.10 * THE PORTAGE American $$ Alex A. 3938 N. Central 773-853-0779
557. 12.03.10 VINCENT American Contemporary / Dutch $$$ Pfeffer 1475 W. Balmoral Ave. 773-334-7168
556. 11.26.10 FOLKLORE Latin American / Steaks $$ Matt P. 2100 W. Division 773-292-1600
555. 11.19.10 FIORENTINO’S Italian $$ Lauren 2901 N. Ashland 773-244-3026
554. 11.12.10 LILLIE’S Q BBQ / Southern $$ Seamus 1856 W. North Ave. 773-772-5500
553. 11.05.10 BENIHANA Japanese $$ Alexis L. 1200 E. Higgins, Schaumburg 847-995-8201
552. 10.29.10 * DOLCE Filipino $$ Jen P. 4114 N. Kedzie 773-866-1910
551. 10.22.10 ACRE Contemporary American $$ Audra 5308 N. Clark 773-334-7600
550. 10.15.10 REVOLUTION BREWING CO. Bar Food $$ Mathew C. 2323 N. Milwaukee 773-227-2739
549. 10.08.10 MERCADITO Mexican $$$ Megan C. 108 W. Kinzie 312-329-9555
548. 10.01.10 * CHIZAKAYA Japanese $$ Renee 3056 N. Lincoln 773-697-4725
547. 09.24.10 CEMITAS PUEBLA Mexican $ Katie F. 3619 W. North 773-772-8435
546. 09.17.10 * RAPA NUI Chilean $ Mark C. 4009 N. Elston 773-478-0175
545. 09.10.10 CHEN’S CHINESE & SUSHI Chinese / Sushi $$ Brian 3506 N. Clark 773-549-9100
544. 09.03.10 QUARTINO Tapas / Italian / Pizza $$ Lisa 626 N. State 312-698-5000
543. 08.27.10 QUE RICO! Mexican $$ Jen P. 2301 W. Roscoe 773-248-7426
542. 08.20.10 * LITTLE BROTHER’S Asian Fusion $ Theresa 818 W. Fullerton Ave. 773-661-6482
541. 08.13.10 THE PIGGERY BBQ $$ Miyuki 1625 W. Irving Park 773-281-7447
540. 08.06.10 WHOLLY FRIJOLES Mexican $$ Sam K. 3908 W. Touhy, Lincolnwood 847-329-9810
539. 07.30.10 DMK BURGER BAR Burgers $$ Matt P. 2954 N. Sheffield 773-360-8686
538. 07.23.10 TASTE OF PERU Peruvian $$ Audra 6546 N. Clark 773-381-4540
537. 07.16.10 * MASU IZAKAYA Japanese $$ John C. 1969 N. Halsted 773-435-9314
536. 07.09.10 * CHALKBOARD American Contemporary $$/$$$ Renee 4343 N. Lincoln 773-477-7144
535. 07.02.10 FIVE GUYS BURGERS AND FRIES Burgers $ Chris A. 2368 N. Clark 773-883-8930
534. 06.25.10 CUMIN Nepalese / Indian $$ Mathew C. 1414 N. Milwaukee 773-342-1414
533. 06.18.10 GINO’S NORTH PIZZERIA Pizza $ Audra 1111 W. Granville 773-465-1616
532. 06.11.10 RIBFEST CHICAGO BBQ / Ribs $ Brian 4000 N. Damen 773-525-3609
531. 06.04.10 VITO & NICK’S PIZZERIA Pizza $ Alexis L. 8433 S. Pulaski 773-735-2050
530. 05.28.10 LONGMAN & EAGLE American Contemporary $$$ Matt P. 2657 N. Kedzie 773-276-7110
529. 05.21.10 SMOQUE BBQ BBQ $ Ben B. 3800 N. Pulaski 773-545-7427
528. 05.14.10 KLOPA GRILL & CAFÉ Serbian $ Seamus 4835 N. Western 773-745-5672
527. 05.07.10 ROSDED RESTAURANT Thai $ Sarah C. 2308 W. Leland 773-334-9055
526. 04.30.10 CHILAM BALAM Mexican $$$ Theresa 3023 N. Broadway 773-296-6901
525. 04.23.10 BLUE OCEAN SUSHI Sushi $$ Renee 4650 N. Clark St. 773-334-6288
524. 04.16.10 DEVON SEAFOOD GRILL Seafood $$$ Blake 39 E. Chicago Ave. 312-440-8660
523. 04.09.10 TAXIM Greek $$$ Lisa 1558 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-252-1558
522. 04.02.10 “TRIOS”: VARIOUS LOCATIONS Various Various The People Various Various
521. 03.27.10 10TH ANNIVERSARY – “POTLUCK”:
KITCHEN CHICAGO
Various N/A The People 324 N. Leavitt St. 312-455-0864
521. 03.26.10 10TH ANNIVERSARY – “ALL-OUT FANCY DINNER”: L20 Seafood $$$$ The People 2300 N. Lincoln Park West 773-868-0002

YEAR 10

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
520. 03.21.10 10TH ANNIVERSARY – “GRUB CRAWL”:
ASADO COFFEE CO. / BLEEDING HEART BAKERY / THE MEATLOAF BAKERY / CHICAGO DOG HOUSE / MANOLO’S (MAXWELL STREET MARKET) / SWEET STATION / AL’S BEEF / * FUEGO MEXICAN GRILL & MARGARITA BAR / HONEY 1 BBQ / BORINQUEN RESTAURANT / ME DEE CAFÉ / + DAWALI MEDITERRANEAN KITCHEN / CANDLELITE
Various Various The People Various Various
520. 03.19.10 ^ 10TH ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: IAN’S PIZZA BY THE SLICE (Renamed DIMO’S PIZZA) Pizza / Salads $ Matt P. 3463 N. Clark St. 773-525-4580
519. 03.12.10 HALF SHELL Seafood $$ Seamus 676 W. Diversey Pkwy. 773-549-1773
518. 03.05.10 * LEO’S CONEY ISLAND Hot Dogs / Burgers / Salads / Soups / Sandwiches $ Matt L. 3455 N. Southport Ave. 773-281-5367
517. 02.26.10 + CERES’ TABLE American Contemporary $$$ Mathew C. 3124 N. Broadway 773-935-4000
516. 02.19.10 ^ IAN’S PIZZA BY THE SLICE (Renamed DIMO’S PIZZA) Pizza / Salads $ Matt P. 3463 N. Clark St. 773-525-4580
515. 02.12.10 SILVER SPOON Thai / Sushi $ Blake 710 N. Rush St. 312-944-7100
514. 02.05.10 * KITH AND KIN American Traditional $$-$$$ Miyuki 1119 W. Webster Ave. 773-472-7070
513. 01.29.10 FONTANA GRILL & WINE BAR Italian / Bosnian $$ Elizabeth / Jeff D. 1329 W. Wilson Ave. 773-561-0400
512. 01.22.10 MEXIQUE French / Mexican $$$ Jeff L. 1529 W. Chicago Ave. 312-850-0288
511. 01.15.10 THEATRE CAFE Mediterranean / Sandwiches $$ Lisa 2958 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-866-2233
510. 01.08.10 MOHER IRISH PUB British / Irish / Scottish $$ Michael 5310 W. Devon Ave. 773-467-1954
509. 01.01.10 BRAND BBQ MARKET Southern / BBQ $$ Alex A. 2824 W. Armitage Ave. 773-687-8148
508. 12.25.09 SABRI NIHARI Pakistani / Indian $$ Elizabeth / Jeff D. 2502 W. Devon Ave. 773-465-0899
507. 12.18.09 ROCKIT BAR & GRILL WRIGLEYVILLE American Contemporary & Traditional / Bar Food $$ Mathew C. 3700 North Clark St. 773-645-4400
506. 12.11.09 CHICAGO PIZZA & OVEN GRINDER CO. Pizza / Italian $$ Seamus 2121 N. Clark St. 773-248-2570
505. 12.04.09 + CAFE MARBELLA Spanish / Tapas $$ Audra 5527 N. Milwaukee Ave. (Relocated) 773-588-9922
504. 11.27.09 PETE’S PIZZA Pizza / Italian $$ Matt P. 3737 N. Western Ave. 773-463-7770
503. 11.20.09 BIRCHWOOD KITCHEN Burgers / Sandwiches / Salads / Soups $ Katie F. 2211 W. North Ave. 773-276-2100
502. 11.13.09 KATSU Japanese / Sushi $$$ Alexis L. 2649 W. Peterson Ave. 773-784-3383
501. 11.06.09 DAVID BURKE’S PRIMEHOUSE American Contemporary / Steaks $$$$ Blake 616 N. Rush St. 312-660-6000
500. 10.30.09 R.C. #500 (THE BEST OF THE FIRST 500):GLENN’S DINER American Contemporary & Traditional / Seafood / Diner Food $$ The People 1820 W. Montrose Ave. 773-506-1720
499. 10.23.09 * COSINA GRILL Mexican $$ Renee 1706 W. Foster Ave. 773-271-7103
498. 10.16.09 CAFÉ 103 American Contemporary $$$ Melissa R. 1909 W. 103rd St. 773-238-5115
497. 10.09.09 TRATTORIA ROMA Italian $$ Mathew C. 1535 N. Wells St. 312-664-7907
496. 10.02.09 THE SQUARE BAR AND GRILL Bar Food $ Seamus 2849 W. Belmont Ave. 773-267-0123
495. 09.25.09 ROPA RESTAURANT AND WINE BAR American Contemporary / Mediterranean $$$ Audra 1146 W. Pratt Blvd. 773-508-0002
494. 09.18.09 THE BAD APPLE Burgers / Sandwiches $ John C. 4300 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-360-8406
493. 09.11.09 * 44TH WARD DINNER PARTY American Contemporary / Grilled Cheese Sandwiches $ Blake 3542 N. Halsted St. 773-857-2911
492. 09.04.09 MEI SHUNG Chinese / Taiwanese $$ Renee 5511 N. Broadway 773-728-5778
491. 08.28.09 AL PRIMO CANTO Brazilian / Meat $$$$ Theresa 5414 W. Devon Ave. 773-631-0100
490. 08.21.09 NACIONAL 27 Latin American $$$ Alexis L. 325 W. Huron St. 312-664-2727
489. 08.14.09 * FIANCO Italian $$$ Sarah C. 3440 N. Southport Ave. 773-327-6400
488. 08.07.09 LAN’S OLD TOWN Chinese $$ Miyuki 1507 N. Sedgwick St. 312-255-8114
487. 07.31.09 SWEETS & SAVORIES American Contemporary / French $$ Krista 1534 W. Fullerton Ave. 773-281-6778
486. 07.24.09 RANALLI’S Pizza / Italian $-$$ Mathew C. 1512 W. Berwyn Ave. 773-334-1300
485. 07.17.09 90 MILES CUBAN CAFÉ Cuban $ Seamus 540 W. Armitage Ave. 773-227-2822
484. 07.10.09 FIRESIDE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE Bar Food / American Traditional $$ Sarah C. 5739 N. Ravenswood Ave. 773-561-7433
483. 07.03.09 * BROWNTROUT American Contemporary / Organic $$$ Blake 4111 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-472-4111
482. 06.26.09 + SUN WAH BAR-B-Q RESTAURANT BBQ / Chinese / Pan Asian / Noodles $ Katie F. 5039 N. Broadway (Relocated) 773-769-1254
481. 06.19.09 * THE COUNTER Burgers $$ Theresa 666 W. Diversey Pkwy. 773-935-1995
480. 06.12.09 * MIRABELL RESTAURANT German / Austrian $$$ Lisa 3454 W. Addison St 773-463-1962
479. 06.05.09 RIO’S D’SUDAMERICA Peruvian $$$ Seamus 2010 W. Armitage Ave. 773-276-0170
478. 05.29.09 SAPORI TRATTORIA Italian $$ Brian 2701 N. Halsted St. 773-832-9999
477. 05.22.09 LASCHET’S INN Austrian / German $$ Jeff L. 2119 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-478-7915
476. 05.15.09 * RUSTIK American Traditional & Contemporary $$$ Alyssa 2515 N. California Ave. 773-235-0002
475. 05.08.09 MACHU PICCHU Latin American / Peruvian $$ Audra 3856 N. Ashland Ave. 773-472-0471
474. 05.01.09 * FUEGO MEXICAN GRILL & MARGARITA BAR Mexican / Tex-Mex $$ Miyuki 2047 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-252-1122
473. 04.24.09 * RESTAURANT SARAJEVO Modern European / Mediterranean / Bosnian $$ Blake 2701 W. Lawrence Ave. 773-275-5310
472. 04.17.09 YASSA AFRICAN RESTAURANT African / Caribbean $$ Elizabeth 716 E. 79th St. 773-488-5599
471. 04.10.09 THE PUBLICAN American Contemporary $$$ John H. 845 W. Fulton Market 312-733-9555
470. 04.03.09 OLD JERUSALEM Middle Eastern $ Renee 1411 N. Wells St. 312-944-0459
469. 03.27.09 “TRIOS” @ VARIOUS LOCATIONS Various Various The People Various Various

YEAR 9

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
468. 03.20.09 * 9TH ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: ROSE ANGELIS Italian $$ The People 1314 W. Wrightwood Ave. 773-296-0081
467. 03.13.09 HUB 51 American Contemporary / Traditional / Tex-Mex / Sushi $$$ Alyssa 51 W. Hubbard St. 312-828-0051
466. 03.06.09 MADO American Contemporary $$ Alexis L. 1647 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-342-2340
465. 02.27.09 STICKY RICE THAI Northern Thai $ Katie F. 4018 N. Western Ave. 773-588-0133
464. 02.20.09 BLU CORAL Japanese / Sushi $$ Mathew C. 1265 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-252-2020
463. 02.13.09 * FONDA DEL MAR Mexican / Tex-Mex / Seafood $$ John C. 3749 W. Fullerton Ave. 773-489-3748
462. 02.06.09 * ROSE ANGELIS Italian $$ Chris H. 1314 W. Wrightwood Ave. 773-296-0081
461. 01.30.09 * LA TACHE American Contemporary / French $$$ Renee 1475 W. Balmoral Ave. 773-334-7168
460. 01.23.09 * VELLA CAFÉ Café / Pizza $-$$ Jeff L. 1912 N. Western Ave. 773-489-7777
459. 01.16.09 L. WOODS TAP & PINE LODGE American Traditional / Comfort Food / BBQ $$-$$$ Brian 7110 N. Lincoln Ave., Lincolnwood 847-677-3350
458. 01.09.09 * TAPAS LAS RAMBLAS Spanish / Tapas $$$ Miyuki 5101 N. Clark St. 773-769-9700
457. 01.02.09 HOT WOKS COOL SUSHI Chinese / Sushi / Thai / Pan-Asian $-$$ Lisa 3930 N. Pulaski Rd. 773-282-1818
456. 12.26.08 JOHN’S PLACE American Traditional & Contemporary $$ Jen P. 2132 W. Roscoe St. 773-244-6430
455. 12.19.08 CHELSEA GRILL American Traditional & Contemporary $$ Sarah C. 4520 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-989-4200
454. 12.12.08 KODA French $$$ Melissa R. 10352 S. Western Ave. 773-445-5632
453. 12.05.08 BURT’S PLACE Pizza $ Matt P. 8541 Ferris Ave., Morton Grove 847-965-7997
452. 11.28.08 URBANBELLY Asian Fusion $$ Alyssa 1400 W. Randolph St. (Relocated) 773-583-0500
451. 11.21.08 * MONTICCHIO Italian / Pizza $$ Mathew C. 4882 N. Clark St. 773-275-7080
450. 11.14.08 LOGAN BAR & GRILL Bar Food $ Nikki 2230 N. California Ave. 773-252-1110
449. 11.07.08 + DELEECE GRILL PUB American Contemporary / Steaks $$-$$$ Lauren 3747 N. Southport Ave. (Relocated) 773-348-3313
448. 10.31.08 MICHAEL’S PIZZERIA & TAVERN Pizza / Italian / Bar Food $-$$ Blake 4091 N. Broadway 773-929-4149
447. 10.24.08 ANTEPRIMA Italian $$$ Krista 5316 N. Clark St. 773-506-9990
446. 10.17.08 PODHALANKA Polish / American Traditional $ Alexis L. 1549 W. Division St. 773-486-6655
445. 10.10.08 FAT CAT Bar Food / American Traditional & Contemporary $$ Elizabeth / Jeff D. 4840 N. Broadway 773-506-3100
444. 10.03.08 THE BEER BISTRO Bar Food / American Traditional $$ Miyuki 1061 W. Madison St. 312-433-0013
443. 09.26.08 * SKEWERS GRILL Middle Eastern $$ Sarah C. 4609 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-293-0300
442. 09.19.08 * ROOM 21 American Contemporary $$$$ Renee 2110 S. Wabash Ave. 312-328-1198
441. 09.12.08 BROADWAY CELLARS American Contemporary $$ Pfeffer 5900 N. Broadway 773-944-1208
440. 09.05.08 GENE & GEORGETTI Italian / Steaks $$$$ Alyssa 500 N. Franklin St. 312-527-3718
439. 08.29.08 FIDDLEHEAD CAFÉ American Contemporary $$$ Blake 4600 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-751-1500
438. 08.22.08 * VEERASWAY Indian $$ John C. 844 W. Randolph St. 312-491-0844
437. 08.15.08 PIZZA ART CAFÉ Pizza / Middle Eastern / Italian $$ Renee 4658 N. Rockwell St. 773-539-0645
436. 08.08.08 MIXTECO GRILL Mexican $$-$$$ Alexis L. 1601 W. Montrose Ave. 773-868-1601
435. 08.01.08 OLÉ OLÉ Nuevo Latino $$$ Mathew C. 5413 N. Clark St. 773-293-2222
434. 07.25.08 I MONELLI TRATTORIA PIZZERIA Pizza / Italian $$ Blake 5019 N. Western Ave. 773-561-8499
433. 07.18.08 C‘TES DU RH‘NE BISTRO French $$$ Audra 5424 N. Broadway 773-293-2683
432. 07.11.08 EPIC BURGER Burgers / Sandwiches / Smoothies $ Matt P. 517 S. State St. 312-913-1373
431. 07.04.08 * TRATTORIA TRULLO Italian $$ Blake 4767 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-506-0093
430. 06.27.08 ZED451 Brazilian / Meat / Steaks / Seafood $$$$ John H. 739 N. Clark St. 312-266-6691
429. 06.20.08 * SHOCHU Japanese / Pan-Asian / American Contemporary / Tapas $$-$$$ Alyssa 3313 N. Clark St. 773-348-3313
428. 06.13.08 * ERBA Italian $$$ Sarah C. 4520 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-989-4200
427. 06.06.08 HONKY TONK BBQ BBQ $-$$ Jeff D. 1800 S. Racine Ave. 312-226-7427
426. 05.30.08 HABIBI RESTAURANT & CUISINE Middle Eastern / Lebanese $-$$ Audra 1225 W. Devon Ave. 773-938-2263
425. 05.23.08 BULL-EH-DIA’S Spanish Tapas $$ Dave 3651 N. Southport Ave. 773-404-2855
424. 05.16.08 SMAK-TAK! Polish $$ Alexis L. 5961 N. Elston Ave. 773-763-1123
423. 05.09.08 BIG JONES American Contemporary / Coastal Southern $$-$$$ Jeff L. 5347 N. Clark St. 773-275-5725
422. 05.02.08 * ERWIN CAFÉ American Contemporary $$$ Miyuki 2925 N. Halsted St. 773-528-7200
421. 04.25.08 JA’ GRILL Caribbean / Jamaican $$ Lisa 1008 W. Armitage Ave. 773-929-5375
420. 04.18.08 MYTHOS GREEK TAVERN Greek $$$ John C. 2030 W. Montrose Ave, 773-334-2000
419. 04.11.08 NOHANA JAPANESE RESTAURANT Japanese / Sushi $$ Renee 3136 N. Broadway 773-528-1902
418. 04.04.08 WILDE BAR & RESTAURANT British / Irish / Scottish / Bar Food $$-$$$ Mathew C. 3130 N. Broadway 773-244-0404
417. 03.28.08 “TRIOS”: VARIOUS LOCATIONS Various Various The People Various Various

YEAR 8

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
416. 03.21.08 * 8TH ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: HB, HOME BISTRO American Contemporary $$$ The People 3404 N. Halsted St. 773-661-0299
415. 03.14.08 INDIE CAFÉ Japanese / Sushi / Thai $$ Audra 5951 N. Broadway 773-561-5577
414. 03.07.08 PHO XE TANG (TANK NOODLE) Vietnamese / Noodles $$ Alyssa 4953 N. Broadway 773-878-2253
413. 02.29.08 LA COCINA DE FRIDA Mexican / Tex-Mex / Vegetarian $$ Renee 5403 N. Clark St. 773-271-1907
412. 02.22.08 PHO 777 Vietnamese $-$$ Elizabeth / Jeff D. 1065 W. Argyle St. 773-561-9909
411. 02.15.08 * JURY’S FOOD & DRINK Seafood / Steaks $$ Brian 4337 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-935-2255
410. 02.08.08 * LA CANASTA Mexican / Tex-Mex $$ Matt P. 1119 W. Webster Ave. 773-348-1200
409. 02.01.08 * HB, HOME BISTRO American Contemporary $$$ Alexis L. 3404 N. Halsted St. 773-661-0299
408. 01.25.08 SOUTH WATER KITCHEN American Contemporary / Comfort Food / Bar Food $$$ Blake 225 N. Wabash Ave. 312-236-9300
407. 01.18.08 THAI SPICE RESTAURANT Thai $$ Audra 1320 W. Devon Ave. 773-973-0504
406. 01.11.08 DEMERA Ethiopian / Eritrean $-$$ Mathew C. 4801 N. Broadway 773-334-8787
405. 01.04.08 EMILIO’S SOL Y NIEVE Spanish Tapas $$ Katie F. 215 E. Ohio St. 312-467-7177
404. 12.28.07 * LA MADIA Pizza / Italian $$ Matt P. 59 W. Grand Ave. 312-329-0400
403. 12.21.07 LAO SZE CHUAN Chinese $$ Jeff L. 2172 S. Archer Ave. 312-326-5040
402. 12.14.07 * CORDIS BROTHERS SUPPER CLUB Italian / Steaks $$$ Sarah C. 1625 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-935-1000
401. 12.07.07 COUSIN’S Mediterranean / Middle Eastern / Turkish $$ Shane 2833 N. Broadway 773-880-0063
400. 11.30.07 * A MANO Italian $$$ John H. 335 N. Dearborn St. 312-629-3500
399. 11.23.07 COALFIRE PIZZA Pizza $$ Matt P. 1321 W. Grand Ave. 312-226-2625
398. 11.16.07 * FEED THE BEAST Bar Food / Italian / Pizza $$ Renee 4300 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-478-9666
397. 11.09.07 HEMA’S KITCHEN II Indian $$ John C. 2411 N. Clark St. 773-529-1705
396. 11.02.07 * CREW BAR + GRILL Bar Food / American Traditional $$ Mathew C. 4804 N. Broadway (Relocated) 773-784-2739
395. 10.26.07 SURA THAI BISTRO Thai / Pan-Asian $$ Krista 3124 N. Broadway 773-248-7872
394. 10.19.07 FORNELLO Italian $$ Alyssa 1011 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-404-2210
393. 10.12.07 AGAVE BAR & GRILL Mexican / Tex-Mex $$$ Dave 3115 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-404-1800
392. 10.05.07 * BONSOIRÉE CAFÉ American Contemporary $$$ Jeff L. 2728 W. Armitage Ave. 773-486-7511
391. 09.28.07 THE RAIL BAR & GRILL American Contemporary $ Sarah C. 4709 N. Damen Ave. 773-878-9400
390. 09.21.07 ORANGE GARDEN Chinese $$ Brian 1942 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-525-7479
389. 09.14.07 * MOXIE American Contemporary $$ Chris H. 3517 N. Clark St. 773-935-6694
388. 09.07.07 SU-RA KOREAN RESTAURANT Korean $$$ Lisa 2257 W. North Ave. 773-276-9450
387. 08.31.07 * IL FIASCO Italian $$ Miyuki 5101 N. Clark St. 773-769-9700
386. 08.24.07 * BOWMAN’S BAR AND GRILL American Contemporary & Traditional / Bar Food $-$$ Matt P. 4356 N. Leavitt St. 773-478-9999
385. 08.17.07 AMELIA’S MEXICAN GRILLE Mexican / Tex-Mex $$ Theresa 1235 W. Grand Ave. 312-421-2000
384. 08.10.07 CAFÉ BIONDA Italian $$$ Jen P. 1467 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-342-2100
383. 08.03.07 C-MANNY’S MEXICAN ESTAURANT Mexican / Tex-Mex $$ Alex A. 3641 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-583-1590
382. 07.27.07 BLUE STEM Greek / American Traditional $-$$ Alexis L. 1935 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-880-8470
381. 07.20.07 BIN WINE CAFÉ American Contemporary $$ Mathew C. 1559 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-486-2233
380. 07.13.07 EL ÑANDÚ Latin American / Steaks $$ Audra 2731 W. Fullerton Ave. 773-278-0900
379. 07.06.07 THAI PASTRY & RESTAURANT Thai $ Rachel 4925 N. Broadway, Unit E 773-784-5399
378. 06.29.07 THE GAGE RESTAURANT AND TAVERN American Contemporary $$-$$$ Brian 24 S. Michigan Ave. 312-372-4243
377. 06.22.07 SAPORE DI NAPOLI Italian / Pizza $$ Jon M. 1406 W. Belmont Ave. 773-935-1212
376. 06.15.07 * CRUST Pizza / American Contemporary $$ Renee 2056-58 W. Division St. 773-235-5511
375. 06.08.07 PARLOR American Contemporary & Traditional $$ Jeff D. 1745 W. North Ave. 773-782-9000
374. 06.01.07 THE GRAFTON Bar Food / Irish / British / Scottish $$ Nikki 4530 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-271-9000
373. 05.25.07 ROCKWELL’S NEIGHBORHOOD GRILL American Contemporary $$ Alex A. 4632 N. Rockwell St. 773-509-1871
372. 05.18.07 KATERINA’S Mediterranean / Southern European $$-$$$ Jen P. 1920 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-348-7592
371. 05.11.07 *+ MARIGOLD INDIAN RESTAURANT Indian $$$ Krista 5413 N. Clark St. (Relocated) 773-989-4300
370. 05.04.07 EL LLANO Latin American $$ Renee 3941 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-327-1659
369. 04.27.07 TWIN ANCHORS RETAURANT AND TAVERN Bar Food / BBQ $$ Theresa 1655 N. Sedgwick St. 312-266-1616
368. 04.20.07 * ICOSIUM KAFE Moroccan $$ Mathew C. 5200 N. Clark St. 773-271-5233
367. 04.13.07 “TRIOS”: VARIOUS LOCATIONS Various Various The People Various Various
366. 04.06.07 CARNIVALE Nuevo Latino $$$ Chris H. 702 W. Fulton St. 312-850-5005
365. 03.30.07 * TAGINE Moroccan $$ Alexis L. 4749 N. Rockwell St. 773-989-4340

YEAR 7

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
364. 03.23.07 7TH ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: SUNDAY DINNER CHICAGO @ KITCHEN CHICAGO American Contemporary / Café $$$$ The People 4664 N. Manor Ave. 773-463-0863
363. 03.16.07 CAFÉ SELMARIE American Contemporary / Bakery $$ John C. 4729 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-989-5595
362. 03.09.07 ASIAN AVENUE Sushi / Thai / Pan-Asian $$ Dave 1624 W. Belmont Ave. 773-549-2201
361. 03.02.07 THAI AROMA Thai $-$$ Renee 4142 N. Broadway 773-404-7777
360. 02.23.07 SIMPLY IT Vietnamese $$ Alyssa 2269 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-248-0884
359. 02.16.07 HAMA MATSU Japanese / Sushi / Korean $$ Elizabeth / Jeff D. 5143 N. Clark St. 773-506-2978
358. 02.09.07 MIA FRANCESCA Italian $$ Sarah C. 3311 N. Clark St. 773-281-3310
357. 02.02.07 SHIRAZ RESTAURANT Middle Eastern $$ Lisa 4425 W. Montrose Ave. 773-777-7275
356. 01.26.07 TASTE OF LEBANON Lebanese / Middle Eastern $ Alexis L. 1509 W. Foster Ave. 773-334-1600
355. 01.19.07 * RADHUNI INDIAN KITCHEN Indian / Pakistani $$ Mathew C. 3227 N. Clark St. 773-404-5670
354. 01.12.07 FOUR MOON TAVERN Burgers / Bar Food $ Katie F. 1847 W. Roscoe St. 773-929-6666
353. 01.05.07 SOLA American Contemporary $$-$$$ Jeff L. 3868 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-327-3868
352. 12.29.06 THE SPICE THAI CUISINE Thai / Pan-Asian / Noodles $ Audra 2886 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-252-9959
351. 12.22.06 GLENN’S DINER American Contemporary & Traditional / Seafood / Diner Food $$ John C. 1820 W. Montrose Ave. 773-506-1720
350. 12.15.06 BISTRO CAMPAGNE French $$$ Sarah C. 4518 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-271-6100
349. 12.08.06 P.S. BANGKOK Thai $$ Shane 3345 N. Clark St. 773-871-7777
348. 12.01.06 CUSTOM HOUSE American Contemporary $$$ Blake / Renee 500 S. Dearborn St. 312-523-0200
347. 11.24.06 HAMBURGER MARY’S American Contemporary / Burgers $$ Matt P. 5400 N. Clark St. 773-784-6969
346. 11.17.06 FRASCA PIZZERIA AND WINE BAR American Contemporary / Pizza / Italian $$-$$$ Pfeffer 3358 N. Paulina St. 773-248-5222
345. 11.10.06 * TWISTED SPOKE American Contemporary & Traditional / Burgers / Bar Food $-$$ Blake / Renee 3369 N. Clark St. 773-525-5300
344. 11.03.06 TAQUERIA LA SIERRA Mexican / Ecuadorian $-$$ Ben B. 1637 W. Montrose Ave. 773-549-5538
343. 10.27.06 * BOURBON American Contemporary / Cajun / Creole / Bar Food $$ Elizabeth 3244 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-880-9520
342. 10.20.06 REDDER American Contemporary & Traditional / Bar Food $$ Mathew C. 3417 N. Southport Ave. 773-472-5300
341. 10.13.06 * IL COVO Italian $$$ Alexis L. 2152 N. Damen Ave. 773-862-5555
340. 10.06.06 * J-THAI SUSHI BAR & THAI CUISINE Japanese / Sushi / Thai $$ Sarah C. 3819-21 N. Southport Ave. 773-883-8683
339. 09.29.06 CALVIN’S BBQ BBQ / Soul Food $$ Jeff D. 2540 W. Armitage Ave. 773-342-5100
338. 09.22.06 KUMA’S CORNER American Traditional / Comfort Food $$ Audra 2900 W. Belmont Ave. 773-604-8769
337. 09.15.06 * RED APPLE (CZERWONE JABLUSZKO) All-You-Can-Eat Polish Buffet $-$$ John C. 3121 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-588-5781
336. 09.08.06 SUPERDAWG DRIVE-IN Hot Dogs / Burgers $ Jen P. 6363 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-736-0660
335. 09.01.06 BELLA BACINO’S Italian / Pizza $-$$$ Matt P. 75 E. Wacker Dr. 312-263-2350
334. 08.25.06 * WAVE RESTAURANT American Contemporary w/ Mediterranean Influences $$$ Renee 644 N. Lake Shore Dr. 312-255-4460
333. 08.18.06 * TREAT RESTAURANT American Contemporary $$ Theresa 1616 N. Kedzie Ave. 773-772-1201
332. 08.11.06 SELECT CUT STEAK HOUSE Steaks $$$ Pfeffer 2808 N. Halsted St. 773-244-1500
331. 08.04.06 HACKNEY’S PRINTERS’ ROW American Traditional / Burgers / Bar Food $$ Renee 733 S. Dearborn St. 312-461-1116
330. 07.28.06 FOUR FARTHINGS TAVERN AND GRILL Seafood / Steaks / Bar Food $$-$$$ Brian 2060 N. Cleveland Ave. 773-935-2060
329. 07.21.06 * FRANCESCA’S FORNO Italian $$$ Alyssa 1576 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-770-0184
328. 07.14.06 NOON-O-KEBAB Middle Eastern $$ Elizabeth 4661 N. Kedzie Ave. 773-279-8899
327. 07.07.06 * PICANTE GRILL Mexican / Tex-Mex $$ Megan O. 1626 S. Halsted Street 312-455-8500
326. 06.30.06 SIAM COUNTRY Thai $ Sarah C. 4637 N. Damen Ave. 773-271-0700
325. 06.23.06 HONEY 1 BBQ BBQ $$ Dave 2241 N. Western Ave. 773-227-5130
324. 06.16.06 OPART THAI HOUSE Thai $$ Mathew C. 4658 N. Western Ave. 773-989-8517
323. 06.09.06 * MAX AND BENNY’S RIVER EAST Deli / Jewish / Kosher $$ Renee 332 E. Illinois St. 312-321-9490
322. 06.02.06 * KIZOKU SUSHI & SAKE LOUNGE Japanese / Sushi $$$ Shane 358 W. Ontario St. 312-335-9888
321. 05.26.06 GOOSE ISLAND BREWPUB American Traditional / Burgers / Bar Food $$ Blake 1800 N. Clybourn Ave. 312-915-0071
320. 05.19.06 MARRAKECH CUISINE Moroccan $$ Audra 1413 N. Ashland Ave. 773-227-6451
319. 05.12.06 KITCHEN CHICAGO (SUNDAY DINNER CHICAGO) American Contemporary / CafÈ $$$$ Alexis L. 4664 N. Manor Ave. 773-463-0863
318. 05.05.06 HORSESHOE BBQ / Bar Food $-$$ Matt L. 4115 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-549-9292
317. 04.28.06 SPACCA NAPOLI Italian / Pizza $$ Jeff L. 1769 W. Sunnyside Ave. 773-878-2420
316. 04.21.06 FEED American Regional $ Matt P. 2803 W. Chicago Ave. 773-489-4600
315. 04.14.06 SUSHI LUXE Japanese / Sushi $$ Renee 5204 N. Clark St. 773-334-0770
314. 04.07.06 * SABATINO’S RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE Italian $$ Lisa 4441 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-283-8331
313. 03.31.06 “TRIOS”: VARIOUS LOCATIONS Various Various The People Various Various

YEAR 6

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
312. 03.24.06 * 6TH ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: OPERA Chinese $$$ The People 1301 S. Wabash Ave. 312-461-0161
311. 03.17.06 KONAK PIZZA & GRILL Pizza / Bar Food $-$$ Mathew C. 5150 N. Clark St. 773-271-6688
310. 03.10.06 DE CERO Mexican / Tex-Mex $$ Alyssa 814 W. Randolph St. 312-455-8114
309. 03.03.06 LOS NOPALES Mexican $$ Katie F. 4544 N. Western Ave. 773-334-3149
308. 02.24.06 * HACHI’S KITCHEN Japanese / Sushi $$-$$$ Audra 2521 N. California Ave. 773-276-8080
307. 02.17.06 TANOSHII Japanese / Sushi $$ Alexis L. 5547 N. Clark St. 773-878-6886
306. 02.10.06 MRS. MURPHY & SONS IRISH BISTRO Irish / British / Scottish $$$ Sarah C. 3905 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-248-3905
305. 02.03.06 GINGER’S ALE HOUSE Irish / British / Scottish / Bar Food $$ Renee 3801 N. Ashland Ave. 773-348-2767
304. 01.27.06 DINE American Contemporary $$-$$$ John H. 733 W. Madison St. 312-602-2100
303. 01.20.06 * RIOJA Mediterranean / Spanish $$ Alex A. 5101 N. Clark St. 773-275-9191
302. 01.13.06 * BIASETTI’S American Traditional / BBQ / Steaks $$$ Blake 1625 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-281-4442
301. 01.06.06 GULLIVER’S Italian / Pizza $$ Kelsey 2727 W. Howard St. 773-338-2166
300. 12.30.05 * SOIREE BAR AND RESTAURANT American Contemporary w/ a French Flair $$$ Nikki 4539 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-271-9000
299. 12.23.05 GINO’S EAST OF CHICAGO Pizza $-$$ Matt P. 1321 W. Golf Rd., Rolling Meadows 847-364-6644
298. 12.16.05 AGAMI Japanese / Sushi $$$ Mathew C. 4712 N. Broadway 773-506-1854
297. 12.09.05 * HEAVEN ON SEVEN ON CLARK American Regional / Cajun / Creole $$ John C. 3478 N. Clark St. 773-477-7818
296. 12.02.05 ANNA MARIA PASTERIA Italian $$$ Renee 4400 N. Clark St. 773-506-2662
295. 11.25.05 FAT WILLY’S RIB SHACK BBQ $-$$ Audra 2416 W. Schubert Ave. 773-782-1800
294. 11.18.05 BLUE LINE (a.k.a. BLUE LINE CLUB CAR) American Contemporary / Diner Food $$ Jeff D. 1548 N. Damen Ave. 773-395-3700
293. 11.11.05 * PASTEUR Global Fusion / Vietnamese $$$ Mark S. 5525 N. Broadway 773-878-1061
292. 11.04.05 MITY NICE GRILL American Traditional / Global Fusion $$-$$$ Brian 835 N. Michigan Ave. 312-335-4745
291. 10.28.05 * OPERA Chinese $$$ Alyssa 1301 S. Wabash Ave. 312-461-0161
290. 10.21.05 RIVERVIEW TAVERN Bar Food $$ Sarah C. 1958 W. Roscoe St. 773-248-9523
289. 10.14.05 * SUNSHINE CAFE Japanese $ Katie F. 5449 N. Clark St. 773-334-6214
288. 10.07.05 * BRIOSO Mexican / Tex-Mex $$ Matt P. 4603 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-989-9000
287. 09.30.05 * CHARLIE’S ALE HOUSE American Traditional / Burgers / Pizza / Bar Food $$ Mathew C. 5308 N. Clark St. 773-751-0140
286. 09.23.05 THE WINDS CAFÉ American Contemporary / Caribbean./ Jamaican $-$$ Audra 2657 N. Kedzie Ave. 773-489-7478
285. 09.16.05 * MR. THAI Thai $ Sarah C. 3811 N. Ashland Ave. 773-244-9300
284. 09.09.05 VILLAGE TAP Burgers / Bar Food $ John H. 2055 W. Roscoe St. 773-883-0817
283. 09.02.05 D’AGOSTINO’S PIZZERIA & PUB Pizza $-$$ John C. 1351 W. Addison St. 773-477-1821
282. 08.26.05 * SPEAKEASY SUPPERCLUB American Contemporary / Global Fusion $$$ Theresa 1401 W. Devon Ave. 773-338-0600
281. 08.19.05 * FLAT TOP GRILL Pan-Asian $$ Shane 3200 N. Southport Ave. 773-665-8100
280. 08.12.05 LE BOUCHON French $$ Renee 1958 N. Damen Ave. 773-862-6600
279. 08.05.05 * KAZE Japanese / Sushi $$ Alex A. 2032 W. Roscoe St. 773-327-4860
278. 07.29.05 TIFFIN, THE INDIAN KITCHEN Indian / Pakistani $$ Shane 2536 W. Devon Ave. 773- 338-2143
277. 07.22.05 RAS DASHEN Ethiopian $$ Aaron 5846 N. Broadway 773-506-9601
276. 07.15.05 ROY’S CHICAGO Hawaiian / Global Fusion / Pan-Asian $$$ Alex A. 720 N. State St. 312-787-7599
275. 07.08.05 JALAPEÑO SABROSO Mexican / Tex-Mex $$ Pfeffer 3900 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-281-0277
274. 07.01.05 THE STAINED GLASS WINE BAR, BISTRO & CELLAR French / Game $$$ Nikki 1735 Benson Ave., Evanston 847-864-8600
273. 06.24.05 THE KERRYMAN Irish / British / Scottish / Seafood / Steaks $$ Mathew C. 661 N. Clark St. 312-335-8121
272. 06.17.05 * KARYN’S COOKED American Contemporary / Vegetarian Comfort Food $$ Theresa 738 N. Wells St. 312-587-1050
271. 06.10.05 * BRETT’S CAFÉ AMERICAIN American Contemporary $$ Renee 2011 W. Roscoe St. 773-248-0999
270. 06.03.05 * GRACIE’S ON WEBSTER American Contemporary / Steaks / Sandwiches / Coffee $$ Brian 1119 W. Webster Pl. 773-528-1788
269. 05.27.05 RESI’S BIERSTUBE German / Austrian $$ Matt P. 2034 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-472-1749
268. 05.20.05 * THYME American Contemporary / French / Game $$$ Chris H. 464 N. Halsted St. 312-226-4300
267. 05.13.05 * UNO DI MARTINO Italian $$ Chris A. 2122 W. Lawrence Ave. 773-878-1326
266. 05.06.05 LEONARDO’S Italian $$-$$$ John C. 5657 N. Clark St. 773-561-5028
265. 04.29.05 * MENAGERIE American Contemporary $$$ Audra 1232 W. Belmont Ave. 773-404-8333
264. 04.22.05 TURKISH CUISINE & BAKERY Turkish / Middle Eastern / Bakery $$ Alexis L. 5605 N. Clark St. 773-878-8930
263. 04.15.05 CARO MIO Italian $$ Jeff D. 1825 W. Wilson Ave. 773-275-5000
262. 04.08.05 BLUE FIN Japanese / Pan-Asian / Sushi $$ Lisa 1952 W. North Ave. 773-394-7373
261. 04.01.05 “TRIOS”: VARIOUS LOCATIONS Various Various The People Various Various

YEAR 5

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
260. 03.25.05 * 5TH ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: JOEY’S BRICKHOUSE American Contemporary $$$ The People 1258 W. Belmont Ave. 773-296-1300
259. 03.18.05 DORADO RESTAURANT Mexican / Tex-Mex $$$ Shawn 2301 W. Foster Ave. 773-561-3780
258. 03.11.05 * MASCK American Contemporary $$$ Mathew C. 35 W. Ontario St. 312-440-8880
257. 03.04.05 SOCCA French / Italian $$$ Sara M. 3301 N. Clark St. 773-248-1155
256. 02.25.05 LEONA’S Italian / Pizza $$ Shane 3215 N. Sheffield Ave. 773-327-8861
255. 02.18.05 PICK ME UP American Traditional / Coffee $-$$ Liz L. 3408 N. Clark St. 773-248-6613
254. 02.11.05 * WEST TOWN TAVERN American Contemporary / Regional / Global Fusion $$ John C. 1329 W. Chicago Ave. 312-666-6175
253. 02.04.05 * GREEN ZEBRA American Contemporary / Vegetarian $$$ Kathy 1460 W. Chicago Ave. 312-243-7100
252. 01.28.05 * PEGASUS RESTAURANT AND TAVERNA Greek $$ Aaron 130 S. Halsted St. 312-226-3377
251. 01.21.05 THE HOPLEAF BAR Gastropub / Belgian $$ Liz L. 5148 N. Clark St. 773-334-9851
250. 01.14.05 WINDY CITY PASTA @ BESPOKE CUISINE Italian / Cooking Lessons $$ Katie F. 1358 W. Randolph St. 312-455-8400
249. 01.07.05 SULTAN’S MARKET Deli / Mediterranean / Middle Eastern $ Colin 2057 W. North Ave. 773-235-3072
248. 12.31.04 REZA’S Middle Eastern $-$$ Theresa 5255 N. Clark St. 773-561-1898
247. 12.24.04 LA MARGARITA DE LAS FLORES Mexican $-$$ Matt P. 1626 E. Algonquin Rd., Schaumburg 847-397-7200
246. 12.17.04 + PAPRIKASH Hungarian $$ Liz L. 604 W. Northwest Hwy., Arlington Heights (Relocated) 773-736-4949
245. 12.10.04 * 42 DEGREES N. LATITUDE American Contemporary / Bar Food $$ Mathew C. 4500 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-907-2226
244. 12.03.04 VERMILION Indian / Nuevo Latino $$$ Kathy 10 W. Hubbard St. 312-527-4060
243. 11.26.04 * PIPO’S ARGENTINA GRILL Latin American / Steaks $$$ Matt P. 2550 W. Addison Ave. 773-305-3333
242. 11.19.04 ENOTECA PIATTINI Italian $$ Brian 934 W. Webster Ave. 773-935-8466
241. 11.12.04 BLUE BAYOU Cajun $$ Renee 3734 N. Southport Ave. 773-871-3300
240. 11.05.04 SAN SOO GAB SAN Korean / Japanese $-$$ Jeff D. 5247 N. Western Ave. 773-334-1589
239. 10.29.04 THE FIREPLACE INN Barbecue / American / Steaks $$$ Chris A. 1448 N. Wells St 312-664-5264
238. 10.22.04 HAI YEN Vietnamese $$ Elizabeth 1055 W. Argyle St. 773-561-4077
237. 10.15.04 * GENESEE DEPOT American Traditional w/ an Eastern European Twist $$ Mark S. 3736 N. Broadway 773-528-6990
236. 10.08.04 LUCIA RISTORANTE Italian $$ Katie F. 1825 W. North Ave. 773-292-9700
235. 10.01.04 THE MELTING POT Fondue $$$ Nikki 609 N. Dearborn St. 312-573-0011
234. 09.24.04 * SOUTH American Contemporary / American Regional $$$ Kathy 5900 N. Broadway 773-989-7666
233. 09.17.04 * TOUCAN Caribbean $$ Mathew C. 4603 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-989-9000
232. 09.10.04 SHAW’S CRAB HOUSE Seafood $$$ Lauren 21 E. Hubbard St. 312-527-2722
231. 09.03.04 BEAT KITCHEN Bar Food / Global Fusion $-$$ Matt P. 2100 W. Belmont Ave. 773-281-4444
230. 08.27.04 UNCOMMON GROUND COFFEE HOUSE & CAFÉ American Contemporary / Bakery / Vegetarian / Coffee $-$$ Elizabeth 1214 W. Grace St. 773-929-3680
229. 08.20.04 TURQUOISE Contemporary Turkish $$$ John C. 2147 W. Roscoe St. 773-549-3523
228. 08.13.04 McNAMARA’S Irish $$ Lisa 4328 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-725-1800
227. 08.06.04 AMITABUL Korean / Vegetarian $$ Kelsey 6207 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-774-0276
226. 07.30.04 LA FONDA LATINO GRILL Nuevo Latino / Columbian / Tex-Mex $$-$$$ Alexis L. 5350 N. Broadway 773-721-3935
225. 07.23.04 BARBA YIANNI GRECIAN TAVERNA Greek $$ Katie F. 4761 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-878-6400
224. 07.16.04 TSUKI Sushi w/ a Tapas Twist $$ Audra 1441 W. Fullerton Ave. 773-883-8722
223. 07.09.04 SILVER SEAFOOD Chinese $$ Mark S. 4829 N. Broadway 773-784-0668
222. 07.02.04 SOPO American Contemporary / Bar Food $$ Alyssa 3418 N. Southport Ave. 773-348-0100
221. 06.25.04 * TRE VIA Italian $$$ Mathew C. 1575 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-227-7990
220. 06.18.04 * VONG’S THAI KITCHEN Thai w/ a French Flair $$$ Sara M. 6 W. Hubbard St. 312-644-8664
219. 06.11.04 * JOEY’S BRICKHOUSE American Contemporary $$$ Brian 1258 W. Belmont Ave. 773-296-1300
218. 06.04.04 CAFÉ DADA Bakery / French / Italian / Crepes / Pizza $ Katie F. 1507 W. Foster Ave. 773-907-0727
217. 05.28.04 COZY NOODLES AND RICE Thai $ John H. 3456 N. Sheffield Ave. 773-327-0100
216. 05.21.04 * PAPAGUS GREEK TAVERNA Greek $$ Alex A. 620 N. State St. 312-642-8450
215. 05.14.04 * CALIENTE Latin American / Mexican / Southwestern $-$$ John C. 3910 N. Sheridan Rd. 773-525-0129
214. 05.07.04 YES THAI Thai $ Sarah C. 5211 N. Damen Ave. 773-878-3487
213. 04.30.04 * HEARTLAND CAFÉ American Traditional / Vegetarian $ Nikki 7000 N. Glenwood Ave. 773-465-8005
212. 04.23.04 PIZZA D.O.C. Pizza / Italian $ Jeff L. 2251 W. Lawrence Ave. 773-784-8777
211. 04.16.04 COCO Puerto Rican $$$ Elizabeth 2723 W. Division St. 773-732-6685
210. 04.09.04 * TOMBO KITCHEN Japanese / Sushi $$ Kathy 3244 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-244-9885
209. 04.02.04 “TRIOS”: VARIOUS LOCATIONS Various Various The People Various Various

YEAR 4

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
208. 03.26.04 4TH ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: WILDFIRE American Traditional / Burgers / Steaks $$$ The People 159 W. Erie St. 312-787-9000
207. 03.19.04 * TANK SUSHI Japanese / Sushi $$ Elizabeth 4514 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-769-2600
206. 03.12.04 * MIKE’S ALE HOUSE American Traditional / Bar Food / Burgers $ Jen M. / Matt P. 5652 N. Western Ave. 773-784-2143
205. 03.05.04 DUNLAYS ON CLARK American Contemporary $$ Alyssa / John H. 2600 N. Clark St. 773-883-6000
204. 02.27.04 COAST Japanese / Sushi $$$ Katie F. 2045 N. Damen Ave. 773-235-5775
203. 02.20.04 * SOLSTICE American Contemporary & Traditional $$$ Audra 2666 N. Halsted St. 773-296-0304
202. 02.13.04 BOLAT AFRICAN CUISINE Nigerian / Ghanaian $-$$ Mark C. 3346 N. Clark St. 773-665-1100
201. 02.06.04 * LA MORA Italian / Mediterranean $$-$$$ Mathew C. 2132 W. Roscoe St. 773-404-4555
200. 01.30.04 * COOBAH Cuban / Nuevo Latino / Spanish $$ Matt L. 3423 N. Southport Ave. 773-528-2220
199. 01.23.04 * ANDALUCIA Spanish Tapas $$ Nikki 1820 W. Montrose Ave. 773-334-6900
198. 01.16.04 GALWAY ARMS Irish / British / Scottish / Bar Food $$ Brian 2442 N. Clark Street 773-472-5555
197. 01.09.04 WILDFIRE American Traditional / Burgers / Steaks $$$ John H. 159 W. Erie St. 312-787-9000
196. 01.02.04 * RIQUE’S REGIONAL MEXICAN FOOD Mexican / Tex-Mex / Vegetarian $-$$ Matt P. 5004 N. Sheridan Rd. 773-728-6200
195. 12.26.03 * LA TAVERNETTA Italian $$ Carolyn 3023 N. Broadway 773.929.8787
194. 12.19.03 + DRAGONFLY MANDARIN Chinese $$$ Chris A. 832 W. Randolph St. (Relocated) 312-787-7600
193. 12.12.03 * SHE SHE American Contemporary $$-$$$ Sarah C. 4539 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-293-3690
192. 12.05.03 * RODAN Global Fusion / Latin American /Southeast Asian $$ Mark C. 1530 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-276-7036
191. 11.28.03 LAS PALMAS Mexican / Tex-Mex $$ Lisa 1835 W. North Ave. 773-289-4991
190. 11.21.03 * GREEN GINGER Chinese / Pan-Asian $$ Mathew C. 2050 W. Division St. 773-486-6700
189. 11.14.03 SPOON THAI Thai $ Katie F. 4608 N. Western Ave. 773-769-1173
188. 11.07.03 FOGO DE CHÃO Brazilian / Meat / Steaks $$$$ Chris H. 661 N. LaSalle St. 312-932-9330
187. 10.31.03 * DARWIN’S American Traditional &Contemporary / Bar Food $ Matt P. 1935 N. Damen Ave. 773-772-3719
186. 10.24.03 GIOCO Italian Contemporary $$$ Alyssa 1312 S. Wabash Ave. 312-939-3870
185. 10.17.03 * KAN ZAMAN (ZAKY’S) Middle Eastern / Vegetarian $ Kathy 5204 N. Clark St. 773-506-0191
184. 10.10.03 DHARMA GARDEN Vegetarian / Thai $-$$ John C. 3109 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-588-9140
183. 10.03.03 * SQUARE KITCHEN American Contemporary $$ Nikki 4600 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-751-1500
182. 09.26.03 SATAY Pan-Asian $$ Alex A. 936 W. Diversey Pkwy. 773-477-0100
181. 09.19.03 BUONA TERRA Italian $$ Pfeffer 2535 N. California Ave. 773-289-3800
180. 09.12.03 * HEY SUSHI Sushi / International Fusion $$-$$$ Brian 2630 North Clark St. 773-248-3900
179. 09.05.03 TANGO SUR Steaks / Latin American $$ John H. 3763 N. Southport Ave. 773-477-5466
178. 08.29.03 TAQUERIA LA OAXAQUEÑA Mexican / Tex-Mex $ Matt P. 3382 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-545-8585
177. 08.22.03 * O’FAMÉ Pizza / Italian $$ Jeff D. 750 W. Webster Ave, 773-929-5111
176. 08.15.03 * BASTA PASTA Italian $$-$$$ Dave 6733 N. Olmsted Ave., Park Ridge 773-763-0667
175. 08.08.03 BITE CAFÉ Global Fusion / Eclectic $ Katie B. 1039 N. Western Ave. 773-395-2483
174. 08.01.03 MIRAI Japanese / Sushi $$$ Mathew C. 2020 W. Division St. 773-862-8500
173. 07.25.03 A TAVOLA Northern Italian $$-$$$ Katie F. 2148 W. Chicago Ave. 773-276-7567
172. 07.18.03 * EL TINAJON Guatemalan $ John C. 2054 W. Roscoe St 773-525-8455
171. 07.11.03 LALO’S RESTAURANT Mexican / Tex-Mex $$ Lisa 1960 N. Clybourn Ave. 773-880-5256
170. 07.04.03 * EL TIPICO Mexican / Tex-Mex $ Liz L. 1836 W. Foster Ave. 773-878-0839
169. 06.27.03 BAD DOG TAVERN American Contemporary $$ Nikki 4535 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-334-4040
168. 06.20.03 * MOONSHINE American Contemporary $$ Pete 1824 W. Division St. 773-862-8686
167. 06.13.03 ARYA BHAVAN Indian / Vegetarian $ Jodi 2508 W. Devon Ave. 773-274-5800
166. 06.06.03 * JACK SULLIVAN’S Bar Food $-$$ Brian 2147 N. Clybourn Ave. 773-549-9009
165. 05.30.03 THE WIENER’S CIRCLE Hot Dogs $ Matt L. 2622 N. Clark St. 773-477-7444
164. 05.23.03 * ZUCCO Italian $$ Chris H. 543 W. Diversey Pkwy. 773-248-7263
163. 05.16.03 CHICAGO BRAUHAUS German / Austrian $$ Alexis L. 4732 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-784-4444
162. 05.09.03 McCORMICK AND SCHMICK’S Seafood $$$ Pfeffer 41 E. Chestnut St. 312-397-9500
161. 05.02.03 FLO New Mexican / American Regional $$ Katie F. 1424 W. Chicago Ave. 312-243-0477
160. 04.25.03 HANDLEBAR Bar Food / International Fusion /Seafood / Vegetarian $$ Mathew C. 2311 W. North Ave. 773-384-9546
159. 04.18.03 * BUTTERFIELD 8 Classic Chicago Cuisine $$$ Theresa 713 N. Wells St. 312-327-0940
158. 04.11.03 “TRIOS”: VARIOUS LOCATIONS Various Various The People Various Various
157. 04.04.03 ANDALOUS MOROCCAN RESTAURANT Moroccan $$ Chris H. 3307 N. Clark St 773-281-6885

YEAR 3

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
156. 03.28.03 * 3RD ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: CAFÉ LAGUARDIA Cuban / Latin American $-$$ The People 2111 W. Armitage Ave. 773-862-5996
155. 03.21.03 RISE Japanese / Sushi $$ Jodi 3401 N. Southport Ave. 773-525-3535
154. 03.14.03 CHIC CAFÉ American Contemporary $$ Katie F. 361 W. Chestnut St. 312-944-2725
153. 03.07.03 THAI CLASSIC Thai $ Amy 3332 N. Clark St. 773-404-2000
152. 02.28.03 SABOR A CUBA Cuban $ Audra 1831 W. Wilson Ave. 773-769-6859
151. 02.21.03 JIN JU Korean $$ John C. 5203 N. Clark St. 773-334-6377
150. 02.14.03 CAFE EL TAPATIO Mexican $ Matt P. 3400 N. Ashland Ave. 773-327-5475
149. 02.07.03 INDIAN GARDEN Indian $$ Jon M. 277 E. Ontario St. 312-280-4910
148. 01.31.03 * MÁS Neuvo Latino / South American $$$ Jen M. 1678 W. Division St. 773-276-8700
147. 01.24.03 * HILLARY’S URBAN EATERY Tex-Mex / American Traditional & Contemporary $$ Lisa 1500 W. Division St. 773-235-4327
146. 01.17.03 * GLORY New England / American Traditional $$ Mathew C. 1952 N. Damen Ave. 773-235-7400
145. 01.10.03 * TOMBOY American Contemporary $$-$$$ Nikki 5402 N. Clark St. 773-907-0636
144. 01.03.03 SILVER CLOUD BAR & GRILL American Traditional / Bar Food $-$$ Brian 1700 N. Damen Ave. 773-489-6212
143. 12.27.02 THE PLAYERS CLUB Eastern European / Bar Food $$ Matt L. 2500 N. Ashland Ave. 773-477-7769
142. 12.20.02 ^ ALICE AND FRIENDS (Renamed THE LOVING HUT) Vegetarian $ Kelsey 5812 N. Broadway 773-275-8797
141. 12.13.02 * MAMA DESTA’S RED SEA RESTAURANT Ethiopian $ Aaron 3216 N. Clark St. 773-935-7561
140. 12.06.02 * THINK CAFÉ American Traditional $$ Katie F. 2235 N. Western Ave. 773-394-0537
139. 11.29.02 * CAFÉ SURON Persian $$ Audra 1146 W. Pratt Ave. 773-465-6500
138. 11.22.02 * COSTA’S Greek $$ Mathew C. 340 S. Halsted St. 312-263-9700
137. 11.15.02 WEBER GRILL RESTAURANT Steaks / BBQ / American Traditional $$ Alex A. 539 N. State St. 312-467-9696
136. 11.08.02 THE DUKE OF PERTH Scottish $-$$ Chris H. 2913 N. Clark St. 773-477-1741
135. 11.01.02 * BANANA LEAF KITCHEN Thai $ Lisa 3811 N. Southport Ave. 773-883-8683
134. 10.25.02 JOHN’S PIZZA & LOUNGE Pizza / Italian $ Carl 2104 N. Western Ave. 773-276-5214
133. 10.18.02 RUSSIAN TEA TIME Russian $$$ Mark C. 77 E. Adams St. 312-360-0000
132. 10.11.02 RAJ DARBAR Indian $$ Alexis L. 2660 N. Halsted St. 773-348-1010
131. 10.04.02 CHICAGO DINER Vegetarian / Global / Diner Food $$ Colin 3411 N. Halsted St. 773-935-6696
130. 09.27.02 * SATKO’S KITCHEN Serbian / Global Fusion $$ John C. 1820 W. Wilson Ave. 773-878-8400
129. 09.20.02 * RICK’S CAFÉ CASABLANCA Southern European $$ Matt P. 3915 N. Sheridan Rd. 773-327-1972
128. 09.13.02 * BRICK’S CHICAGO PIZZA Pizza $-$$ Brian 1909 N. Lincoln Ave. 312-255-0851
127. 09.06.02 FLYING SAUCER American Traditional & Contemporary $ Elizabeth 1123 N. California Ave. 773-342-9076
126. 08.30.02 * NOLA’S 32ND WARD SEAFOOD HOUSE Cajun / Creole / Seafood $$ Mathew C. 1856 W. North Ave. 773-395-4300
125. 08.23.02 PIAZZA BELLA TRATTORIA Italian $$ Amy 2116 W. Roscoe St. 773-477-7330
124. 08.16.02 * LA BOCCA DELLA VERITA Italian $$ Nikki 4618 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-784-6222
123. 08.09.02 VIA CARDUCCI TRATTORIA Italian $$ Jeff L. 1419 W. Fullerton Ave. 773-665-1981
122. 08.02.02 * BONE DADDY BBQ BBQ $-$$ John H. 551 N. Ogden Ave. 312-226-6666
121. 07.26.02 * CAFÉ LAGUARDIA Cuban / Latin American $-$$ Mathew C. 2111 W. Armitage Ave. 773-862-5996
120. 07.19.02 YOSHI’S CAFÉ Creatively Continental Cuisine $$$ Jen M. 3257 N. Halsted St. 773-248-6160
119. 07.12.02 * ATLANTIQUE Seafood $$$ Carolyn 5101 N. Clark St. 773-275-9191
118. 07.05.02 MAZA Lebanese $$ Katie F. 2748 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-929-9600
117. 06.28.02 ROONG PETCH Thai $$ Katie B. 1828 W. Montrose Ave. 773-989-0818
116. 06.21.02 * UFFA Contemporary Italian $$ Bob 1008 W. Armitage Ave. 773-665-4410
115. 06.14.02 * MAGNOLIA CAFÉ American Contemporary $$$ Nikki 1224 W. Wilson Ave. 773-728-8785
114. 06.07.02 * PREGO Italian $$ Brian 2901 N. Ashland Ave. 773-472-9190
113. 05.31.02 * ROBUSTO CAFÉ Mediterranean / Greek / Italian $-$$ Chris H. 433 W. Diversey Pkwy. 773-868-6200
112. 05.24.02 CAFFE DELUCCA Italian Inspired Soups & Sandwiches $ Katie F. 1721 N. Damen Ave. 773-342-6000
111. 05.17.02 * A LA TURKA Turkish $$ Elizabeth 3134 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-935-6101
110. 05.10.02 * CY’S STEAK AND CHOP HOUSE Steaks / BBQ $$-$$$ John H. 4138 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-404-5800
109. 05.03.02 IRAZU Costa Rican / Central American $ Elizabeth 1865 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-252-5687
108. 04.26.02 TRE KRONOR RESTAURANT Scandinavian / Breakfast $$ Matt P. 3258 W. Foster Ave. 773-267-9888
107. 04.19.02 “TRIOS”: VARIOUS LOCATIONS Various Various The People Various Various
106. 04.12.02 CALO PIZZERIA RESTAURANT & LOUNGE Italian $-$$ Matt L. 5343 N. Clark St. 773-271-7725

YEAR 2

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
105. 04.05.02 2ND ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: PARS COVE Persian $-$$ The People 435 W. Diversey Pkwy. 773-549-7400
104. 03.29.02 * LA DONNA Italian $$ John C. 5146 N. Clark St. 773-561-9400
103. 03.22.02 * CRAB ST. SALOON Seafood $$ Alyssa 1061 W. Madison 312-433-0013
102. 03.15.02 ARCO DE CUCHILLEROS Spanish Tapas $$ Elizabeth 3445 N. Halsted St. 773-296-6046
101. 03.08.02 * PANGEA American Contemporary $$ Nikki 1935 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-665-1340
100. 03.01.02 TIPAROS Thai $ Brian 1540 N. Clark St. 312-712-9900
99. 02.22.02 * INA’S American Contemporary $$ Mathew C. 1235 W. Randolph St. 312-226-8227
98. 02.15.02 ATHENIAN ROOM Greek $ Sarah P. 807 W. Webster Ave. 773-348-5155
97. 02.08.02 * BISTRO MARGOT French $$ Jodi 1437 N. Wells St. 312-587-3660
96. 02.01.02 * THE EXECUTIVES Mexican $$$ John C. 1300 W. Randolph 312-666-1220
95. 01.26.02 * PACIFIC CAFÉ Thai / Japanese / Vietnamese $-$$ Elizabeth 1619 N. Damen 773-722-4342
94. 01.19.02 * SOUL KITCHEN American Contemporary / Global Fusion $$$ Katie B. 1576 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-342-9742
93. 01.12.02 ROSEBUD ON RUSH Italian $$-$$$ Alexis L. 720 N. Rush St. 312-266-6444
92. 01.04.02 * BISTRO ULTRA French $$ Matt P. 2239 N. Clybourn 773-529-3300
91. 12.28.01 ANGELINA RISTORANTE Italian $$ Amy 3561 N. Broadway 773-935-5933
90. 12.21.01 * LUCCA’S RESTAURANT Mediterranean w/ Greek, Italian & Spanish Influences $$-$$$ Alex A. / Chris A. 2834 N. Southport Ave. 773-477-2565
89. 12.14.01 + ADDIS ABEBA Ethiopian $$ Sarah C. 1322 Chicago Ave., Evanston (Relocated) 847-328-5411
88. 12.07.01 * 404 WINE BAR Wine / American Contemporary / Bar Food $$ John H. 2856 N. Southport Ave. 773-404-5886
87. 11.30.01 FERNANDO’S Mexican / Tex-Mex $$ Matt P. 3450 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-477-6930
86. 11.23.01 THE ART OF PIZZA Pizza $ Matt P. 3033 N. Ashland Ave. 773-327-5600
85. 11.16.01 * SAUCE American Contemporary $$ Mathew C. 1750 N. Clark St. 312-932-1750
84. 11.09.01 UDUPI PALACE Southern Indian Vegetarian $ John C. 2543 W. Devon Ave. 773-338-2152
83. 11.02.01 * HI RICKY Southeast Asian $-$$ Lisa 1852 W. North Ave. 773-276-8300
82. 10.26.01 * FREDDY’S RIBHOUSE Ribs & Steaks $-$$$ Alyssa 26 W. Hubbard St. 312-863-7427
81. 10.19.01 PEGGY KINNANE’S Irish Pub Fare $-$$ Elizabeth 8 N. Vail St., Arlington Heights 847-577-7733
80. 10.12.01 * SETTIMANA CAFÉ Italian $$ Pete 2056 W. Division Ave. 773-394-1629
79. 10.05.01 * 4 TASTE Eclectic Continental $$ Nikki 415 N. Milwaukee Ave. 312-226-7850
78. 09.28 01 * THE PEPPER LOUNGE International Fusion $$-$$$ Matt P. 3441 N. Sheffield Ave. 773-665-7377
77. 09.21.01 * PASTA DIAVOLO Contemporary Pastas $-$$ Elizabeth / Katie B. 1448 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-394-1812
76. 09.14.01 * HACIENDA TECALITLAN Mexican $$ Leah 820 N. Ashland Ave. 312-243-1166
75. 09.07.01 1ST ANNUAL CHICAGO ROCKIN’ RIBFFEST BBQ / The Flaming Lips / Califone / Lonesome Organist $-$$$ Matt P. 1340 W. Washington St. 800-485-8085
74. 08.31.01 ANDIE’S RESTAURANT Middle Eastern $-$$ Kelsey 5253 N. Clark St. 773-784-8616
73. 08.24.01 PARS COVE Persian $-$$ Megan O. 435 W. Diversey Pkwy. 773-549-7400
72. 08.17.01 * STEFANI’S Northern Italian $$ Theresa 1418 W. Fullerton Ave. 773-348-0111
71. 08.10.01 PIECE Pizza $-$$ Nikki 1927 W. North Ave. 773-772-4422
70. 08.03.01 * MOD American Contemporary $$$ Demetri 1520 N. Damen Ave. 773-252-1500
69. 07.27.01 * PHLAIR American Contemporary / International Fusion $$ Alexis L. 1935 N. Damen Ave. 773-772-3719
68. 07.20.01 LULA CAFÉ Global Fusion w/ an Indonesian Flair $$ John C. 2537 N. Kedzie Ave. 773-489-9554
67. 07.13.01 * LOS CACHORROS Mexican $$ Mathew C. 3554 N. Clark St. 773-755-1673
66. 07.06.01 * RAMBUTAN Filipino Fusion $$-$$$ Jen M. 2049 W. Division St. 773-772-2727
65. 06.29.01 PHOENIX Chinese $$ Colin 2131 S. Archer Ave. 312-328-0848
64. 06.22.01 * MAIZ Mexican / Tex-Mex $-$$ Elizabeth 1942 W. Division St. 773-862-1801
63. 06.15.01 * TECHNICOLOR KITCHEN American Contemporary / Global Fusion $$ Mack 3210 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-665-2111
62. 06.08.01 + MY PI PIZZERIA Pizza $-$$ Brian 1361 Shermer Rd. (Relocated) 773-394-6900
61. 06.01.01 * DU YEE Pan-Asian $-$$ Alyssa 3203 N. Clark St. 773-549-5698
60. 05.25.01 * BROTHER JIMMY’S BBQ $-$$ Lisa 2909 N. Sheffield Ave. 773-528-0888
59. 05.18.01 GEJA’S CAFE Fondue $$$ Jen M. / Carolyn 340 W. Armitage Ave. 773-281-9101
58. 05.11.01 CAFE 28 Cuban / Mexican $$ Matt P. 1800 W. Irving Park Rd. 773-528-2883
57. 05.04.01 TILLI’S Global Fusion $-$$ Matt P. / Morgan 1952 N. Halsted St. 773-325-0044
56. 04.27.01 * LA CUMBAMBA Latin American $$ Elizabeth 2311 W. North Ave. 773-384-9546
55. 04.20.01 DAVE & BUSTER’S Bar Food $$ Mathew C. 1030 North Clark 312-943-5151
54. 04.13.01 +^ EURO CAFÉ (Renamed LITTLE BUCHAREST) Romanian $$ Nikki 3661 N. Elston Ave. (Relocated) 773-929-8640
53. 04.06.01 “TRIOS”: VARIOUS LOCATIONS Various Various The People Various Various

YEAR 1

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
52. 03.30.01 * 1ST ANNIVERSARY – THE BEST OF THE YEAR: METRO CLUB Austrian / German $$ The People 3032 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-929-0622
51. 03.23.01 CHIEF O’NEILL’S PUB Celtic $$ Matt P. 3471 N. Elston Ave. 773-473-5263
50. 03.16.01 SOUL VEGETARIAN EAST Vegetarian $ Theresa 205 E. 75th St. 773-224-0104
49. 03.09.01 * FUEL Global / Fusion / Eclectic $ Matt L. 3724 N. Clark St. 773-248-3330
48. 03.02.01 RAW BAR AND GRILL Surf and Turf $$ Megan O. 3720 N. Clark St. 773-348-7291
47. 02.23.01 THE BILLY GOAT TAVERN Burgers and Bar Food $ Alyssa 430 N. Michigan Ave. 312-222-1525
46. 02.16.01 THE PALM Steaks $$-$$$ Nate 323 E. Wacker Dr. 312-616-1000
45. 02.09.01 VINCI Italian $$ Matt P. 1732 N. Halsted St. 312-266-1199
44. 02.02.01 SHINE Asian / Japanese / Sushi $$ Katie B. 901 W. Armitage Ave. 773-296-0101
43. 01.26.01 + FEAST American Contemporary $$ Elizabeth 1616 N. Damen Ave. (Relocated) 773-772-7100
42. 01.19.01 SMOKE DADDY BBQ $$ Alex A. / Chris A. 1804 W. Division St. 773-772-6656
41. 01.12.01 ETHIOPIAN DIAMOND Ethiopian $-$$ Jen M. 6120 N. Broadway 773-338-6100
40. 01.05.01 BOSTON BLACKIE’S Burgers $-$$ Matt P. 164 E. Grand Ave. 312-938-8700
39. 12.29.00 KIT KAT LOUNGE & SUPPER CLUB 40’s Cabaret / Pan-Asian / American Contemporary $$-$$$ Colin 3700 N. Halsted St. 773-525-1111
38. 12.22.00 ADOBO GRILL Mexican w/ a Flair $$-$$$ Brian 1610 N. Wells St. 312-266-7999
37. 12.15.00 + KAMEHACHI OF TOKYO Japanese / Sushi $$ John H. 1531 N. Wells St. (Relocated) 312-664-3663
36. 12.08.00 * ANGELICA’S RESTAURANT Polish $ Elizabeth 3244 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-736-1186
35. 12.01.00 * ECHO Seafood w/ Asian Influences $$$ Jen S. 1856 W. North Ave. 773 395 3474
34. 11.24.00 LA TASCA Spanish Tapas $$ Matt P. 25 W. Davis St., Arlington Heights 847-398-2400
33. 11.17.00 * FUZIO Pasta, Mostly Italian and Thai $-$$ Brian 1045 N. Rush St. 312-988-4640
32. 11.10.00 * SOJU Korean $$ Jon M. 1745 W. North Ave. 773-782-9000
31. 11.03.00 * METRO CLUB Austrian / German $$ Matt P. 3032 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-929-0622
30. 10.27.00 SAYAT NOVA Middle Eastern $$ Alexis L. 157 E. Ohio St. 312-644-9159
29. 10.20.00 * MISTO Steaks / Italian / Seafood $$ Matt L. 1118 W. Grand Ave. 312-226-5989
28. 10.13.00 * PENANG Pan-Asian / Indonesian / Sushi $$ Alyssa 2201 S. Wentworth Ave. 312-326-6888
27. 10.06.00 * OFIE West African $$ Nikki 3911 N. Sheridan Rd. 773-248-6490
26. 09.29.00 HOOTERS Bar Food $ John H. 660 N. Wells St. 312-944-8800
25. 09.22.00 COCO PAZZO CAFÉ Italian $$$ Mathew C. 636 N. St. Clair St. 312-836-0900
24. 09.15.00 * RED LIGHT Thai / Indonesian / Chinese / Vietnamese $$$ Nate 820 W. Randolph St. 312-733-8880
23. 09.08.00 MEDIEVAL TIMES Medieval Dinner and Tournament $$$$ Demetri 2001 Roselle Rd., Schaumburg 847-843-3900
22. 09.01.00 + BIG BOWL Noodles / Pan-Asian $$ Alyssa 60 E. Ohio St. (Relocated) 312-951-1888
21. 08.25.00 * THE MASHED POTATO CLUB Mashed Potatoes / Strippers $$-$$$ Liz L. 316 W. Erie St. 312-255-8579
20. 08.18.00 * BD’S MONGOLIAN BBQ Mongolian Stir-Fry $$ Jon M. 3330 N. Clark St. 773-325-2300
19. 08.11.00 * EZULI French / Caribbean / Jamaican $$ Morgan 1415 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-227-8200
18. 08.04.00 ATHENA GREEK RESTAURANT Greek $$ Liz L. 212 S. Halsted St. 312-655-0000
17. 07.28.00 FRANCESCA’S ON TAYLOR Italian $$ Mathew C. 1400 W. Taylor St. 312-829-2828
16. 07.21.00 STAR OF SIAM Thai $-$$ Nikki 11 E. Illinois St. 312-670-0100
15. 07.14.00 * TIZI MELLOUL Moroccan $$$ Alexis L. 531 N. Wells St. 312-670-7610
14. 07.07.00 + GAYLORD INDIA RESTAURANT Indian $$ Megan O. 100 E Walton St. (Relocated) 312-664-1700
13. 06.30.00 * IXCAPUZALCO Mexican /Tex-Mex $$-$$$ Matt P. 2919 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-486-7340
12. 06.23.00 * PRIVATA CAFÉ Italian w/ a Touch of Mexican $-$$ Carl 1938 W. Chicago Ave. 773-394-0662
11. 06.16.00 +^ DIXIE KITCHEN & BAIT SHOP (Renamed CALYPSO CAFE) Soul / Cajun / Creole / American Regional $ John H. 825 Church St., Evanston (Relocated) 773-363-4943
10. 06.09.00 * BELLA VISTA Italian $$-$$$ Brian 1001 W. Belmont Ave. 773-404-0111
9. 06.02.00 * WISHBONE Soul / Cajun / Creole / American Regional $$ Matt L. 3300 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-549-4105
8. 05.26.00 * BRANSFIELD’S American Traditional / Bar Food $-$$ Lisa 4300 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-588-4280
7. 05.19.00 * JEKYLL & HYDE CLUB / ERIE WORLD CAFÉ “Frightfully Good” American Traditional Fare $$ Matt P. 51 E. Ohio St. 312-644-9900
6. 05.12.00 * THE PARTHENON Greek $$ Lisa 314 S. Halsted St. 312-726-2407
5. 05.05.00 + BISTROT ZINC French $$ Mathew C. 1131 N. State St. (Relocated) 773-281-3443
4. 04.28.00 * GILGAMESH Mediterranean / Middle Eastern $$ Jodi 1952 N. Damen Ave. 773-782-3227
3. 04.21.00 BEN PAO Chinese $$ Nate 52 W. Illinois St. 312-222-1888
2. 04.14.00 CESAR’S TACOS Mexican w/ an Emphasis on Margaritas $ Alyssa 3166 N. Clark St. 773-248-2835
1. 04.07.00 * SOUK Persian / Syrian / Turkish / Shisha Pipes $$ Nikki 1552 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-227-1818