Photos via. Hailey Hinton
By Hailey Hinton 3/26/2021
Chicago, IL, the official full-package city, is known for its shopping, things to do, amazing lakefront, and of course, the food. WIth warmer spring days ahead and more people out and about, there’s no better time to liven up your taste buds with these must-try restaurants this spring.
1. The Diver
Location: 601 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654
With major beach and resort vibes, this modern mexican restaurant serves up fun music, great food, and picture-perfect drinks and ambiance with friendly staff. Located in the heart of River North, this restaurant is perfect for a group looking for a fun brunch, lunch, or dinner.
2. The Warbler
Location: 4535 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
If you like a wide variety menu with laid-back vibes, The Warbler’s for you. Located in Lincoln Square, this restaurant has modern comfort food, and for the pasta lovers: the whole wheat bucatini is to die for. Pork Loin, Flatbreads, and a variety of appetizers make the variety come full circle.
Location: 200 N Green St, Chicago, IL 60607
Part of the Hoxton Hotel, Cabra is a Peruvian-inspired restaurant for seafood lovers. The open-air rooftop full of greenery and unbelievable views is outstanding on a summer day. On weekends, this is the ultimate brunch spot.
Location: 700 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654
With two locations in Bucktown and River North, Etta is a pasta-lovers dream for dinner time in Chicago. Their full bodied pastas, pizzas, and starters are filled with flavor and savor. For a night out with friends or a date night, the upscale vibe is the cherry on top.
5. Mon Ami Gabi
Location: 2300 N Lincoln Park W, Chicago, IL 60614
French-inspired Mon Ami Gabi is located in Lincoln Park and is one of the best finds outside of France. The steak frites, escargot, and baked goat cheese are crowd favorites. Pair with a red or white wine or cocktail of choice for the full Parisian experience.