Thank you, Time Out Chicago for naming mfk. one of the best seafood restaurants. We’re so glad you dig us.
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With its small menu of simple but elegant seafood dishes, a dinner (or Sunday brunch or lunch, if you’re lucky to work nearby) at mfk. is a welcome break from fancy plates and elaborate combinations of ingredients. Here, boquerones come piled with peppers and fennel on a grilled baguette; tender octopus is grilled on the plancha and a plate of fried shrimp heads elicits jealousy from neighboring tables. At mfk., the kitchen proves that less is more.