Champaign (Champaign County)

113 North Walnut Street (one and a half blocks north of E. University Avenue)
Dinner: Tues-Sun 5:00PM-11:00PM
Prix Fixe dinner inspired by local farmers market in season; confirm by clicking on link: Mondays 5:00PM-10:00PM

Dinner at Prairie Fruits Farm & Creamery
4410 North Lincoln Avenue
Farm Dinner: From late May to early December (click on website for more info)


1959 Kitchen & Bar
230 W North Avenue (right outside Second City’s E.T.C. Theater in Old Town near Lincoln Park)
Small Plates, Salads & Desserts: Sun-Fri 5:00PM-2:00AM, Sat 5:00PM-3:00AM

Restaurant, Coffee Shop & Urban Farm
2545 W. Diversey Avenue (The Green Exchange)
Morning, Mid Day & Evening Menus (operating hours): Mon-Fri 6:30AM-6:30PM
Midwestern Omakase (tasting menu left up to the chef): Thurs & Fri evenings (Reservations required)

Bad Hunter
802 West Randolph Street (West Loop)
Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:00AM-2:00PM
Brunch: Sat & Sun 10:00AM-2:00PM
Mid Day: Mon-Fri 2:00PM-5:00PM
Dinner: Sun-Thurs 5:00PM-10:30PM, Fri & Sat 5:00PM-11:30PM

Baker Miller Bakery & Millhouse
4610 N Western Avenue (Lincoln Square)
All Day Breakfast & Lunch: Tues-Fri 7:30AM-2:30PM, Sat & Sun 8:00AM-3:00PM
In-house milled flours available

619 West Randolph Street (between N Desplaines & N Jefferson Streets)
Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:30AM-2:00PM
Dinner: 5:00PM-11:00PM

Blue Door Kitchen & Garden
52 W Elm Street (between N Clark & N Dearborn Streets)
Lunch & Dinner: Mon-Thurs 11:00AM-10:00PM, Fri 11:00AM-11:00PM,
Brunch & Dinner: Sat 9:00AM-11:00PM, Sun 9:00AM-10:00PM

Cellar Door Provisions
3025 W. Diversey Avenue (at N. Whipple Street in Logan Square neighborhood)
Breakfast, Lunch & Pastry: Weds-Sun 8:00AM-3:00PM
Closes for vacation in late August

Elizabeth Restaurant
4835 N Western Avenue
Dinner: Tues-Sat Opens at 6:30PM (Walk-ins not accommodated; reservations extremely limited)

Farmhouse Chicago
228 W Chicago Avenue (River North neighborhood)
Lunch & Dinner: Mon 11:00AM-9:00PM, Tues & Weds 11:00AM-10:00PM, Thurs & Fri 11:00AM-11:00PM
Brunch & Dinner: Sat 10:00AM-11:00PM, Sun 10:00AM-9:00PM

Floriole Cafe & Bakery
1220 W Webster (at Magnolia Avenue)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert: Tues-Fri 7:00AM-5:30PM, Sat-Mon 8:00AM-5:30PM

1970 W. Montrose Avenue (at N. Damen Avenue)
“Blunch”: Sat 12:00PM-3:00PM
Brunch: Sun 10:00AM-3:00PM
Dinner: Mon-Thurs 5:00PM-11:00PM, Fri & Sat 4:00PM-Midnight, Sun 4:00PM-10:00PM

Frontera Grill
445 North Clark Street
Lunch: Tues-Fri 11:30AM-2:30PM
Brunch: Sat 10:30AM-2:00PM
Dinner: Tues 5:20PM-10:00PM, Weds-Thurs 5:00PM-10:00PM, Fri-Sat 5:00PM-11:00PM

Girl & the Goat
809 West Randolph Street
Dinner: Sun-Thurs 4:30PM-11:00PM, Fri-Sat 4:30PM-12:00AM

Heartland Café
7000 N Glenwood Avenue (Rogers Park neighborhood)
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner: Mon-Fri 9:00AM-10:00PM, Sat-Sun 8:00AM-10:00PM
Hours change seasonally; click on link to confirm

The Kitchen Chicago
316 N Clark Street (historic Reid Murdoch building in River North)
Lunch & Dinner: Mon-Sun 11:00AM-10:00PM

Lockwood Restaurant at Palmer House Hilton
17 E Monroe Street (between S State Street & S Wabash Avenue)
Breakfast: Mon-Sun 6:30AM-11:00AM
Lunch: Mon-Sun 11:00AM-2:00PM
Dinner: Sun-Thurs 5:00PM-10:00PM, Fri & Sat 5:00PM-10:30PM

Longman & Eagle
2657 N. Kedzie Avenue (at W. Schubert Avenue)
Brunch: Daily 9:00AM-3:00PM
Dinner: Daily After 5:00PM

Lula Café
2537 North Kedzie Boulevard
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner: Mon, (closed Tues), Weds-Sun 9:00AM-2:00AM

3267 S. Halsted Street (between W 32nd & W 33rd Streets, Bridgeport neighborhood)
Breakfast & Lunch: Mon-Fri 10:00AM-2:30PM
Breakfast & Brunch: Sat & Sun 9:00AM-2:30PM
Dinner: Weds-Sat 5:00PM-9:30PM, Sun 5:00PM-8:30PM

North Pond
2610 North Cannon Drive (near corner of Lakeview & Deming Streets, in Lincoln Park)
Dinner: Weds-Sun Opens @ 5:30PM
Brunch: Sun 10:30AM-1:30PM
Click on link for additional operating hours in season

Pleasant House Pub
2119 South Halsted Street
Coffee & pastries, Lunch & Dinner: Tues, Weds & Sun 10:00AM-10:00PM, Thurs-Sat 11:00AM-Midnight

The Publican
837 W Fulton Market (between N Peoria & N Green Streets)
Dinner: Mon-Thurs 5:30PM-10:30PM, Fri & Sat 5:30PM-11:30PM, Sun 5:00PM-10:00PM
Brunch: Sat 10:00AM-2:00PM, Sun 9:00AM-2:00PM
Limited afternoon menu: Mon-Sat 3:30PM-5:30PM

The Radler
2375 N. Milwaukee Avenue (Logan Square)
Dinner: Tues-Thurs 5:30PM-11:00PM, Fri 5:30PM-12:00AM, Sat 4:30PM-12:00AM, Sun 4:30PM-10:00PM
Brunch: Sat & Sun 11:00AM-4:30PM

Four locations in Chicago metro area
Lunch & Dinner
Describes its food ethos as follows:
We believe the choices we make about what we eat, where it comes from & how it’s prepared have a direct & powerful input on the health of individuals, communities & the environment
Click on link for info on multiple locations

Uncommon Ground (Edgewater)
1401 West Devon Avenue
Dinner: Mon-Thurs 5:00PM-10:00PM, Fri 5:00PM-11:00PM
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch & Dinner: Sat 9:00AM-11:00PM, Sun 9:00AM-10:00PM

Uncommon Ground (Lakeview near Wrigley Field)
3800 North Clark Street
Brunch, Lunch & Dinner: Mon-Thurs 11:00AM-10:00PM, Fri 11:00AM-11:00PM, Sat 9:00AM-11:00PM, Sun 9:00AM-10:00PM

Evanston (Cook County)

Farmhouse Evanston
703 Church Street
Lunch & Dinner: Mon-Thurs 11:00AM-10:00PM, Fri 11:00AM-11:00PM
Brunch & Dinner Sat 10:00AM-11:00PM, Sun 10:00AM-9:00PM

Found Kitchen and Social House
1631 Chicago Avenue
Lunch: Tues-Sat 11:30AM-2:30PM
Dinner: Tues-Thurs 5:00PM-10:00PM, Fri & Sat 5:00PM-10:30PM, Sun 5:00PM-8:30PM

Union Pizzeria
1245 Chicago Avenue (at Dempster Street)
Brunch: Sunday 11:00AM-2:00PM
Dinner: (Kitchen opens at 5:00PM) Sun 4:00PM-10:00PM, Mon-Thurs 4:30PM-11:00PM, Fri & Sat 4:30PM-12:00AM

Galena (Jo Daviess County)

One Eleven Main
111 North Main Street (downtown Galena)
Lunch & Dinner: Fri & Sat 11:00AM-10:00PM, Sun 11:00AM-9:00PM
Dinner: Mon-Thurs 4:00PM-9:00PM

Northbrook (Cook County)

Prairie Grass Cafe
601 Skokie Blvd
Breakfast: Sat 10:00AM-2:00PM, Sun 9:30AM-2:00PM
Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:00AM-2:00PM
Dinner: Tues-Thurs 5:00PM-9:30PM, Fri-Sat 5:00PM-10:00PM, Sun 5:00PM-9:00PM

Oak Park (Cook County)

Lake Street Kitchen + Bar
1101 Lake Street
Lunch & Dinner: Mon-Thurs 11:30AM-10:00PM, Fri 11:30AM-Midnight
Brunch & Dinner: Sat 11:00AM-Midnight, Sun 11:00AM-10:00PM

O’Hare Airport

Tortas Frontera
Three airport locations:
(1) Terminal 1, B11
Tortas, soups & salads, molletes: Mon-Sun 5:30AM-9:00PM (Breakfast until 11:00AM)
(2) Terminal 3, K4
Tortas, soups & salads, molletes: Mon-Sun 5:30AM-9:00PM (Breakfast until 11:00AM)
(3) Terminal 5, M12
Tortas, soups & salads, molletes: Mon-Sun 10:00AM-9:00PM (Breakfast until 11:00AM)

Springfield (Sangamon County)

American Harvest Eatery
3241 W. Iles Avenue (between S. Koke Mill Road & Boysenberry Lane)
Lunch: Tues-Fri 11:00AM-2:30PM, Sat 11:00AM-2:00PM
Brunch: Sun 10:00AM-3:00PM
Dinner: Tues-Sat 5:00PM-10:00PM

Augie’s Front Burner
109 S 5th Street (between E Washington & E Adams Streets)
Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:00AM-2:30PM
Dinner: Mon-Sat 5:00PM-9:30PM

Urbana (Champaign County)

Deli at Common Ground Food Co-op
300 S. Broadway Avenue, Suite#166 (Lincoln Square)
Salad bar, pizza, toasted sandwiches, espresso bar, baked goods: Daily 7:00AM-10:00PM (store hours); salad bar until 8:00PM; deli counter until 7:00PM

Western Springs (Cook County)

Vie Restaurant
4471 Lawn Avenue
Dinner: Tues-thurs 5:00PM-9:00PM, Fri & Sat 5:00PM-10:00PM

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