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The Best Restaurants and Bars in Chicago Right Now

Super cool to be included on this list of some of our favorite places in the city! Wowsers.


In the eternal struggle to know where to head for the best food and drinks in Chicago, it’d be nice to have a quick list of surefire places around town. Yup, that’d be great — somebody should definitely get on that… WAIT A MINUTE! This is that list. From a ’70s fern bar in Logan Square to a rooftop bar on a revived hotel next to Millennium Park, these are the hottest restaurants and bars in Chicago right now.

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What you’re getting: Cantabrian salt-cured anchovies and speck croquettes

mfk seafood restaurant chicago-exteriorCoastal Spanish cuisine is the name of the game at this quaint, garden-level spot on Diversey. Your best bet is to bookend your meal with Cantabrian salt-cured anchovies and basque cake, and gorge yourself with as much octopus a la plancha, manchego and speck croquettes, and loup de mer as you can in between.

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