Let the year-end countdowns begin! Time Out Chicago is first out of the gate with its annual "100 Best Things We Ate & Drank This Year," a list that is as epic and as it sounds.
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Another year, another chance to discuss a brand new Chicago Michelin Guide. While there are a couple of surprises, nothing absolutely shocking (for us, at least) was announced.
Ever since the Michelin first started publishing a little red book about the best Chicago restaurants back in 2010, each new release has also included a Bib Gourmand list. As is usual, some great new places made the cut, while other worthy contenders were mysteriously left off.
Esquire's "Eat Like a Man" blog published a poll that puts Lou Malnati's at the top. But is it really the most life-changing pizza around?
Chicago Magazine just released an epic list of the best sandwiches in Chicago. Considering how much we love them, we obviously have some very definite opinions about the results.
OpenTable's 'Best 100 Restaurants for Brunch in U.S.' Includes Big Jones, Broadway Cellars, and Parrot Cage
You'll probably recognize OpenTable as the handy site that allows you to make reservations online. So, why did a list of the "Best 100 Restaurants for Brunch in the United States" for the company just arrive in my inbox?
Though most publications like to release their "best of" lists around December, Time Out Chicago hosts its annual Eat Out Awards in the middle of April, which explains why last night a collection of some of the best chefs in Chicago crowded into an event space in Ravenswood for this year's festivities. Check out all the winners.
Other cities may be wondering why their restaurants didn't make the list, but Alan Richman included two very worthy Chicago spots. Both Next and Ruxbin made the list.