January 05, 2012
By Elisabeth Grant
Chicago is known for its pizza, but has an amazing selection of restaurants featuring other cuisines as well. Annual meeting attendees should check out the following articles from the Supplement for options that will satisfy any appetite.
- Cheap Eats Near the Meeting Hotels
For those on a budget, or just trying to grab a quick bite before their next session, check out Julia Woesthoff’s roundup of inexpensive food options near the annual meeting hotels. She recommends Hannah’s Bretzel (131 S. Dearborn St.) for something artisanal, organic, and often vegetarian; Wow Bao (1 W. Wacker Blvd.) for Asian buns, potstickers, and noodle bowls; and Gino’s East (162 E. Superior St.) for a slice of that famous deep dish pizza. See the complete cheap eats list here.
- Historians’ Favorites
Chicago-area historians Jan Goldstein and Ramón A. Gutiérrez list their favorite Chicago restaurants, including Big Star in Wicker Park (1531 N. Damen Ave.) for “fine tacos and margaritas,” Henri (18 S. Michigan Ave.) for “exquisite French food,” and the award-winning Crofton on Wells (535 N. Wells St.). Learn all their favorites here.
- Restaurants in Chicago
Finally, check out Raymond Clemens and Patrice Olsen’s comprehensive list of restaurants that have “stood the test of time and reflect the values of the city of Chicago.” They point to nearby options for breakfast (West Egg Café and Yolk), sushi (Kamehachi and Oysy), and piano bar (Grape Street) options, and also direct readers further afield. Find all their suggestions here.