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The Hit List

The June Hit List: Esmé, Bar Roma, Split-Rail, and More

While it’s always a good idea to be eating at women-owned spots, let this month’s Women of Food celebration serve…

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The May Hit List: Apolonia, Lardon, Superkhana International, and More

We’ve made it to May and for that there is much to celebrate. Lovely weather, outdoor dining, produce that hasn’t…

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The April Hit List: Giant, Kasama, Big Jones, and More

To celebrate the recent James Beard Award nominations for Chicago, we’re making April the month of Beard explorations. (The actual…

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The March Hit List: Porto, Bar Goa, Marshall’s Landing, and More

Ah, March. The month where it gets nice for a second … and then betrays you with freezing cold. The…

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The February Hit List: Shang Noodle, Lem’s, Wherewithall, and More

Somehow it’s already February. The chill in the air is bracing. Valentine’s Day ads are everywhere, whether you want them…

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The January Hit List: Carlucci, Ed Debevic’s, Super Franc, and More

It’s really time to ditch that saying, “New Year, New You.” First of all, you’re great just how you are.…

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The December Hit List: Armitage Alehouse, Segnatore, Virtue, and More

It’s December, the season of eating so much that pants with elastic waistbands are very much in vogue. It’s also…

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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…

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The October Hit List: Elina’s, Milk Room, Victor’s Cafe, and More

It may not feel like it weather-wise, but autumn has descended. Fittingly, there’s plenty of carb-rich comfort on the docket…

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The September Hit List: Lure Fishbar, Split-Rail, The Chicago Diner, and More

Fall is almost here, which has us craving a little cozy sustenance, good wine, and low light. Luckily, this month’s…

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