Don't pish posh over the servers when they explain the soup du jour at these non-soup restaurants.
I spent my entire college career at Thai Sookdee. Having eaten at thousands of restaurants since, this is still the best Thai food I've ever had. I drive from Lincoln Park to Evanston just for a pad thai fix. Need I say more?
Wanna kick it old school for the night? Feel like a gangsta? Hit up this less expensive steakhouse for an Al Capone-worthy night on the town
I go here for the charm and one of the few Graves glass pours in town. It's also neighborhoody and in a really cool rental/hotel building across from the Park.
The hardest part about moving away from Lincoln Park was leaving RJ Grunts, and those absolutely delectable chicken fingers, cottage chips and a nice subsequent chocolate milkshake.
There's a reason this is a Michelin star, James Beard winning restaurant. Make sure to get the Mezze platter, the chef's grandma's recipe!
Go for the matzoh ball soup and stay for the matzoh ball soup.
If you want churros and deep dark hot chocolate, you won't find better in Mexico.
The French do a few things really well. Among them: bread, butter and pastries. Old Town gets a taste of "Ol Paree" w the opening of Fournette.