As if mustaches weren't everywhere these days, the owners of this Logan Square coffee shop name their venture after the flavor saver. Lucky for us it's just a silly name they liked; luckier for ... read more
By now you know you're in a Chicago restaurant if the ingredients are organic, the meat is local and the seating is communal. What's surprising at the Pork Shoppe are the homemade popsicles and you... read more
Repurposed furniture and salvaged metal scraps set the backdrop for this casual artisan pizza and craft beer joint in Logan Square. Subway doors, old school desks and the 18 solar panels on the r... read more
Who says you can't make a shrimp hut your new go-to? Certainly not the owners of Joey's, who cut their teeth at Japonais. That's right: This casual, life preserver-festooned storefront in Humbolt... read more
If Revolution Brewing can get half the cred of Josh Deth's other local restaurant, the bike-messenger haven Handlebar, then he's going to make Logan Square very tipsy. Rehabbing a 100-plus-year-old... read more
Already a community-centric neighborhood, Logan Square's Longman & Eagle is a place to rent a room, and a place you pop into for your morning coffee, and then swing by again for dinner. In esse... read more
Spare and contemporary decor at (K)new puts the focus where it should be: on the food. Chef Omar Rodriguez's menu revolves around free-range and organic meats like buffalo, venison and duck, and he... read more
Chef Bill Kim and wife Yvonne Cadiz-Kim's Urban Belly: a Logan Square legend.Now, two miles south, the pair's opened up sister shop. Where Urban Belly's slick and smooth with gorgeous communal tabl... read more
Hungry, can't stand the thought of delivery, and refuse to transfer trains or spend time in a cab for decent grub? Fear not, 'cause Little Bucharest Bistro will be offering—wait for it—... read more
A welcome addition to the latest on-the-rise neighborhood of Avondale, this mellow bar does the basics but does them well. Exposed brick, deep red-toned walls, a bar made from salvaged wood from a ... read more
Smack in the middle of a neighborhood where culinary hopes are commonly raised and crushed with each new rumor, Rootstock appears to have made many think Humboldt Park could be on the rise again. L... read more
It's impossible to be prepared for the sheer tininess of this place, no matter how much you're warned. Started by the dudes of Whistler Records, the bar is either stuffed with flannel-shirted indie... read more
Four large communal tables loom in a small, rectangular dining room, and you'll sit your ass down wherever the staff tells you to. Don't attempt to pick another group of seats; this is not the plac... read more
Serves late and seats outdoors in a town where, after 10pm, your options are mostly limited to mystery meat and iceberg lettuce wrapped in a flour tortilla. Comfort food like Kobe beef sliders, mus... read more
You might chalk up the poor service to underemployed, surly artist-types just trying to make a buck, but most likely that bad attitude's been handed to you by one of the owners themselves. This lea... read more
The artwork on the walls is ever-changing, but the good food remains the same. An American fusion restaurant whose food is just as diverse as the clientele, and its multi-ethnic menu is served all ... read more
The first iteration of this Logan Square restaurant was born out of a series of illegally-held underground dinner parties in small Chicago apartments. After one go-around that served up four, seven... read more
Maybe it's the neighborhood, an "emerging" segment of California avenue in the Avondale area bordering Logan Square, but it seems like the one-year-old Orbit Room hasn't quite found its audience. O... read more
You would never expect this place to be a dance club located on Milwaukee Avenue, but maybe the velvet ropes and huge bouncer at the door give it away just a little. When you walk through the velve... read more
The words seasonal and local seem to be attached to every other res...
Bold experiment provides a bar with everything but the booze. Every...
Massive River North sports bar that becomes late night DJ club. Sup...
Tucked below the swanky River North dining hotspot (yes, Gilt Bar i...
EDM and global house live performances and DJs perform and spin at ...