Photo courtesy of Noble Thai
Photo courtesy of Noble Thai

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The November Hit List: Noble Thai, Nobody’s Darling, Giant, and More


Fall is here, and with it some moody skies and chillier mornings. But we’ll gladly take that as an excuse to transition to cool-weather food. There’s belly-warming barbecue and craft beers in Evanston; cheesy and comforting veggie enchiladas in McKinley Park; goat-filled soup dumplings in West Town; and a pop-up inside a Wicker Park bar that serves nourishing Palestinian home cooking.

Among the new(ish)comers, a neighborhood LGBTQ+ bar with superb cocktails has come to Andersonville and a modern Thai spot opened where a long-beloved Thai spot used to stand in West Town.

Without further ado, we present this very autumnal Hit List.