Where I’ve Been Eating: Chicago Edition

Experiencing new restaurants and dining out is quite possibly my favorite Chicago activity – especially once the weather gets colder and outdoor events get a little less fun.

So, the short answer to the question of where I’ve been eating in Chicago is many, many places.

The long answer to that question will be answered in this post.

I’m always resarching Chicago food bloggers and Instagrammers to find those hidden gems that I haven’t been to yet. There’s almost TOO many places to try. Is that possible? It’s a good thing I don’t plan on moving away any time soon.

Recently, I moved to the West Loop area which is home to Restaurant Row. I don’t think it needs a description. Because of this, I’ve been going out to dinner even more and spending too much money on food.

Am I okay with this? Absolutely.

Below are a few of my favorites from the past couple months. Resturants, diners, bars, bakeries, etc. that I highly recommend.

Are you ready to get hungry? Let’s GO!


SoHo House – 113 N Green St, Chicago, IL 60607

When you want to have photogenic avocado toast on super cute plates.

Doughnut Vault – 401 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60654

When you want to have doughnuts as big as your head!


The Home Depot – Various Locations in Chicago 

When you want to have the ‘Best Chicago Dog’ it may not be where you think!

True Food Kitchen – 1 W Erie St, Chicago, IL 60654

When you want to eat deliciously healthy. Dinner

Monteverde – 1020 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60607

When you’re in the mood to indulge in some amazing pasta and wine.

Salero – 621 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60661

When you’re with a big group and craving Spanish tapas (or a BIG pot of paella).


Artopolis – 306 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60661

When you’re not sure what tasty treat you want to indulge in after a lovely dinner in Greektown.

Davanti – 1359 W Taylor St Chicago, IL 60607

When you want to combine getting overly stuffed at a nice date night spot.

Go forth and TREAT YO’SELF to all these good eats Chicago has to offer!

I'm Abby - a weekend getawayer, lover of beach volleyball, grilled cheese enthusiast and puppy dog admirer.

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