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 18

Wk.# Date Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Chooser(s) Address Phone #
909. 09.01.17 Jeremy
908. 08.25.17 John C.
907. 08.18.17 Jon M.
906. 08.11.17 Lisa
905. 08.04.17 Matt E.
904. 07.28.17 Audra
903. 07.21.17 Erin
902. 07.14.17 Melissa E.
901. 07.07.17 Matt L.
900. 06.30.17 Ryan D.
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 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. 773-904-8120 2909 N. Clark St.
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

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 $$ John C. 1960 N. Damen Ave. 773-799-8677
822. 01.01.16 PIZZA BARRA Pizza / Italian $$ 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 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 Italian / Pizza $$ The People 1443 W. Fullerton 773-281-6600
675. 03.08.13 LAO SZE CHUAN Chinese $$ 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 Italian / Pizza $$ Matt P. 1443 W. Fullerton 773-281-6600
663. 12.14.12 FLIPT Burgers $$ 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 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 $$$ Pfeffer 1475 W. Balmoral 773-334-7168
556. 11.26.10 FOLKLORE Latin American / Steaks $$ 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 $$ Jen P. 2301 W. Roscoe 773-248-7426
542. 08.20.10 * LITTLE BROTHER’S Asian Fusion $ Theresa 818 W. Fullerton 773-661-6482
541. 08.13.10 THE PIGGERY BBQ $$ 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 CAFÉ MARBELLA Spanish / Tapas $$ Audra 3446 W. Peterson Ave. 773-588-9922
504. 11.27.09 PETE’S PIZZA Pizza / Italian $$ 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 $$ Renee 1706 W. Foster Ave. 773-271-7103
498. 10.16.09 CAFÉ 103 American Contemporary $$$ M. Rohde 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 BARBEQUE BBQ $-$$ Jeff D. 1213 W. 18th St. 312-226-7427
426. 05.30.08 HABIBI RESTAURANT & CUISINE Middle Eastern / Lebanese $-$$ 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) Chinese / Vietnamese $$ Alyssa 4953 N. Broadway 773-878-2253
413. 02.29.08 LA COCINA DE FRIDA Mexican / Tex-Mex / Vegetarian $$ 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 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 $-$$ Audra 2657 N. Kedzie Ave. 773-489-7478
285. 09.16.05 * MR. THAI Thai $ Sarah C. 3811 N. Ashland Ave. 773-244-9300
284. 09.09.05 VILLAGE TAP Burgers / Bar Food $ John H. 2055 W. Roscoe St. 773-883-0817
283. 09.02.05 D’AGOSTINO’S PIZZERIA Pizza $-$$ 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 $$$ The People 159 W. Erie St. 312-787-9000
207. 03.19.04 * TANK Japanese / Sushi $$ 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/ an Asian Influence $$$ Jen S. 1856 W. North Ave. 773 395 3474
34. 11.24.00 LA TASCA Spanish Tapas $$ 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 $$ Nikki 3911 N. Sheridan Rd. 773-248-6490
26. 09.29.00 HOOTERS Bar Food / Boobs $ John H. 660 N. Wells St. 312-944-8800
25. 09.22.00 COCO PAZZO CAFÉ Italian $$$ 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