Food

Where to eat and drink in Chicago.
osmium coffee bar lakeview

CHICAGO | Osmium Coffee Bar is the Lakeview cafe from roasters Dark Matter Coffee, and offers a range of mostly espresso based drinks, including iced coffee on tap and the popular cinnamon and chocolate agave latte and “Mayan Mocha”, which features chocolate, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, and agave. Dark Matter engage

intelligentsia coffee old town

CHICAGO | Established in 1995 in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, Intelligentsia serve up seasonal blends and single batch coffee across Chicago, as well as in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta and San Francisco. Two decades since its inception, Intelligentsia now draws on each of these cities to inspire its values and personality.

elaine's coffee call lincoln park

CHICAGO | Elaine’s Coffee Call, located off the lobby of the boutique Hotel Lincoln, is a Lincoln Park neighborhood favorite. In addition to serving delicious coffee, this cafe has sweet story behind its namesake. The European-style coffee shop is named for a previous hotel operator, Elaine, who used to call

meddle coffee bar west loop

CHICAGO | Meddle, Dark Matter Coffee’s (DMC) newest coffee bar, opened its doors in October 2016. After setting up shop all over the city (they also run the fantastic Osmium Coffee Bar in Lakeview), Meddle is DMC’s first downtown location. All of DMC’s coffee shops transport visitors to intergalactic worlds,

heritage bicycles lakeview

CHICAGO | Heritage Bicycles charmingly combines coffee culture with old time bikes for a uniquely alluring experience. Started by Michael Salvatore in 2011, Heritage Bicycles pays homage to life’s simple pleasures. In addition to serving Stumptown coffee and a variety of sweet or savory eats, Heritage will service your bike

oromo cafe lincoln square

CHICAGO | Oromo Cafe in Lincoln Square is the place to go for craft lattes of the gourmet variety. Owned by Cenk Duman, Oromo features the creations of chef Corey Joseph, a culinary graduate from Le Cordon Blu in Minneapolis. Joseph’s house-made, dairy-free nut milks and coconut-based syrups star in

eataly river north

CHICAGO | Looking to experience Italy without leaving Chicago? Then the River North branch of Eataly, the famous chain of gourmet Italian markets, is for you. Located steps off the Magnificent Mile, it’s the perfect stop to recharge after a shopping excursion. Eataly opened in Turin, Italy in 2007, and

hutch lakeview

CHICAGO | It is rare to find a restaurant solely serving brunch and happy hour, however, Hutch Bistro and its sister venue Hutch Café have this concept down to a science. Hutch Bistro opened in Lakeview in 2013, followed by Hutch Café opening in 2016 in River North. The menu

beatrix river north

CHICAGO | Beatrix is open just about any time of day in River North serving up breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks to Chicago. It’s a favourite spot of ours for an early morning take away coffee and pastry on the way to work, and offers a menu that’s about ‘taste

au cheval west loop

CHICAGO | Au Cheval is modern diner-style bar that’s become a national hit for good reasons. With refined diner food, a focus on amazing eggs, quality burgers and an extensive draught beer list, this eatery has a multitude of options for guests to try. Au Cheval has a variety of