Want to think a little wiser for the plant and go to a restaurant that has committed to sustainable practices which have been guaranteed by the Green Chicago Restaurant Coalition? Awesome! This is the green, green, green list for you!
Blind Faith is an amazing vegetarian restaurant which just happens to be a member of Chicago's Guaranteed Green Restaurant Coalition. Known for it's unique party and catering trays and absolutely brilliant flavor combinations, Blind Faith is a jewel for the Chicago vegetarian palette. Get there and get there quick for lots of vegetable love!
Droolingly delicious, this restaurant was made famous by Rick Bayless' passion for fine Mexican cuisine. Committed to the environment as well as their customers, this restaurant is truly focused on bringing fresh healthy foods forward in a sustainable fashion and is a member of Chicago's Guaranteed Green Restaurant Coalition.
Award winning and known for it's fresh local steak, especially their 22 oz T-Bone steak, Keefer's is a great place to go to get delectable food and a sustainable and green atmosphere. Bearnaise at Keefer's is more than a sauce, it's what makes choirs in heaven sing. Keefer's believes in living green and is a member of Chicago's Guaranteed Green Restaurant Coalition.
You want some colorful mixed in with your sustainable and green? No problem - Hamburger Mary's is the place for you. Serving delicious hamburgers up along with some Drag Queen's and crazy partying, Mary's is knock your socks off fun and a member of Chicago's Guaranteed Green Restaurant Coalition.
With a cheese selection that'll bring tears of joy to your eyes and an incredibly delicious bistro diner, this is the place to go for artisan foods and a healthy education on sustainability. Marion Street Cheese Market is a member of Chicago's Guaranteed Green Restaurant Coalition, which means they are dedicated to the environment while running a thumbs up establishment filled with love.
Uncommon Ground is astoundingly uncommon, with a rooftop garden to-die-for and delicious, fresh, food with a focus on the organic and healthy. A member of Chicago's Guaranteed Green Restaurant Coalition, Uncommon is a fantastic example of a green lifestyle put into practice in business..
Beautiful food and a LEED certified restaurant, Province is dedicated to making good for the environment as well as creating incredibly delicious and flavorful food. Province has a brilliant reputation for terrific service and food. As a member of Chicago's Guaranteed Green Restaurant Coalition, the owners take green and sustainability very seriously - harvested cork floors, energy efficient appliances, and fume free painted hot pink walls. Wow.
Simone's Bar is a unique place built with reused and recycled items. The interior is beautiful and chat worthy, the food is divine, and the management is committed to maintaining the restaurant in a green and sustainable fashion. Simone's Bar is a member of Chicago's Guaranteed Green Restaurant Coalition and is a delicious place to stop for a drink and friendly repartee.
With a passion for local food, City Provisions makes great tasting deliciousness with a close eye to sustainable action. Known for their Supper Club and Farm Dinners, they are a member of Chicago's Guaranteed Green Restaurant Coalition bringing education to the public as much as good food. Special note - the deli is to-die-for and you can hire them to cater your next event too.
Michael Jordan's Steakhouse is a member of Chicago's Guaranteed Green Restaurant Coalition and offers some incredibly good American-style food. Of course, local celebrity, Michael Jordan brings in the crowd, but the fresh food and sustainable mindset keeps people coming back.
West Town Bakery & Diner is a member of Chicago's Guaranteed Green Restaurant Coalition and is focused wholly on delicious food that is good for the environment - they call themselves the "bleeding heart" bakery. Love it. Famous for both their wedding cakes and their incredible brunch spreads, West Town is a must go!