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Japanese tradition of omakase featured at 3 new Chicago restaurants

The Japanese tradition of “omakase” is relatively new in Chicago, but three new omakase-style restaurants have opened in Chicago recently, each with a slightly different approach. KYOTEN 2507 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago 312-678-0800 OMAKASE YUME 651 W. Washington Blvd, Chicago 312-265-1610 OMAKASE TAKEYA 819 W. Fulton Market, Chicago 312-666-7710 Featured Image: @omakaseyume 

Quiote Reimagining Mexican Staples

Chicago has dozens of high-quality Mexican restaurants. Part of that is due to the city’s talent pool, and part of it is a result of the “Rick Bayless Effect.” One of my favorite new restaurants is the result of a former Mexican food truck, turned into a brick and mortar, with a dynamic, Mexican-inspired menu. … Continued